Tag Archive: Montana

The Screamers

When a ewe lambs, it’s normally a quiet experience.  She rumbles the “mothering chuckle” to her lambs, and they will make cute little lamb-cry sounds to her as they struggle to their feet. It’s a beautiful thing, and one never…
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Sounds & Antics of Lambing Time

I’ve posted lamb cuteness, and lambing-time busyness in pictures.  Let’s add some lambing-time sounds and action. I think it’s fair to say we’ve already established the undeniable, crazy-cuteness of lambs that fills our days during lambing, but what about the…
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Orangy Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

Orangy Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

Are you hungry?  Well even if you’re not, when you sink your teeth into these Orangy Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes you’ll immediately act as if you are! As you know, I love Bountiful Baskets, and this week, luscious blueberries were on…
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Blueberry Rhubarb Coffee Cake (gluten-free)

A coffee cake fit for a king!  Juicy blueberries, tart rhubarb and a hint of orange, all melded together in a moist deliciousness, under a blanket of cinnamony crunch.  It just doesn’t get better than this, folks. It’s Sunday afternoon,…
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Unforgettable Rooster Joe

Rooster Joe RIP cover

The life and times of Rooster Joe, the coolest chicken ever.  RIP, my friend.  I miss you…your happy crow…your magnificence! It was a sad day, March 5, 2016, when our much-loved Rooster Joe passed from this chicken-life to the grasshopper-filled,…
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Lamb cuteness overload…

Cute lamb, Montana ranch

Lambs are the cutest living creatures.  Ever.  And, we get to witness a massive dose of their adorableness every lambing season here in Montana. We run Targhee ewes, which are all white, and we use Suffolk and/or Suffolk-Hampshire cross bucks…
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Spring Storm

Spring Lambing Storm, April 2016

When lambing in Montana in April, it’s pretty much a given that we’ll deal with at least one spring storm–and here’s the first one. So, come with me on my barnyard rounds and see what’s going on and how our…
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Saturday Drive: A Picture Story

Downhill road, Montana backcountry

A Saturday drive, Montana style– So, a few weeks ago, Hubby says, “Let’s go for a drive!”  For you city dwellers, let me inform you that this journey will not include pavement, shopping or McDonald’s.  It WILL, however, include a…
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Forecast: Tropical Wintry Mix

Breakfast

Can we enjoy a tropical climate in Montana in December?  You bet! It’s not such a flummoxing thing as you might think, my child.  Come with me into my kitchen and I will show you a wondrous thing! But first,…
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