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    A Little Camping Trip

    Right before the holiday weekend, we decided it was time for a little rest and relaxation. Some “down” time. So, we packed up the camper and headed west. We went from this…. To this, in about 2 1/2 hours. Ahhhh.  Just what the doctor ordered. Sort of. We took a few of my husband’s FFA kids with us. Actually….we took more than a few kids. The story went something like this… “Honey, I have a little situation with the camping trip I planned for the kids.” “Really?” “Yes.  My bus driver cancelled.  And I know you were looking forward to a couple of days at home for a pedicure thingy,…

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    Lonesome Duck

    The other day we received almost an inch of rain.  This is enough to get us pretty excited. Due to this little puddle, we had an unexpected visitor. It’s not a large puddle. But it just happens to be the largest body of water for miles and miles.  And more miles. So, this little guy decided to try it out. This is our first duck at the ranch, and I had a blast watching him. I wish you could have seen him come in for a landing on this puddle.  I swear he looked like a 747 jet.  How he managed to land in the water is beyond me.  It…