Thanksgiving from a Cowboy Girl

You could tell it was the 1980’s because I’d done something with my hair that made me look like a Portuguese Water Dog. A permanent wave to posterity. I was in a laundromat washing horse blankets. I wasn’t trying to save the mess at home. I didn’t have a washer. So, two horses in a … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony

Harmony: Spring training has begun for our elite and highly competitive Infinity Farm Synchronized Napping Team. New coach this year, too. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. (WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo–I enjoy twisting these macro prompts to share our micro life here on the Colorado prairie. My photos are taken … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle

Cats curl in a circle more often this time of year. Eliminating extremities makes her nose warmer than mine, for sure. This is Squirrel; she’s an old cat–a little stiff with a few more pointy bones every year. We lost her brother recently and taking over for him has been…well…satisfying. But right now, her circle … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gathering

Gathering. Well, it’s one of my favorite things. A sweet meditative time with the good company of Edgar Rice Burro and the rest of my herd. Manure is the physical confirmation of everyone’s health; it’s the still time that my eyes run each body for injuries. Not to mention, it’s my greatest mental luxury. I … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops.

Oops!–It’s an empty can with no more grain-treats. Still, a smart goat would want to be thorough and double check. We pried the can off his head quite a few times but Arthur was insistent… maybe it was his intention all along to perform the fabulous death-defying Blindfolded Goat Table Dance. Dangerous to watch, too. … Read more