Camping, Gathering, and Branding

Seems like all we do anymore is brand calves!  Two weekends ago we spent the night at the Middle Fork of the Weiser River so that we could get up at 5:00 AM to gather our friend Darren's cows.  That's right 5:00 AM.  We had a blast hanging out around the fire and playing in … Continue reading Camping, Gathering, and Branding

First Time Roping

Mr. Rancher, the Little Miss, and I went to help our landlord, Bruce, brand fifty or so calves this past weekend.  As always, Henley loved the branding and so did Mr. Rancher.  I had the pleasure and extreme-anxiety-inducing experience of roping calves for the very first time ever....can you tell I was nervous? After knocking … Continue reading First Time Roping