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What a single thunderstorm can do

[No photo with this post since the storm drowned my cell phone.] We had a hell of a weekend. A huge thunderstorm came thru on Thursday. Charlie and I were here at the ranch awaiting visitors, and we did our best to secure things, including leading horses into individual stalls, but it was like going out into a hurricane. Huge limbs were breaking off of trees. The rain was coming down … [Read More...]


Introducing Charlie

Many of you know my white lab Charlie. No one has ever been born with a kinder, purer heart. Charlie is a service dog, and his prime job is to hang out with the kids at functions of the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Charlie has made numerous appearances at functions in Sandy Valley, and he is a regular at the Pioneer Saloon in Goodsprings. (Do you remember the T.V. show Cheers and how … [Read More...]

Bongo and Jack

Bongo & Jack

Bongo is our African Grey. He jabbers a lot especially in the morning. The other day something frightened Bongo and he flew down from his perch (a common occurrence). It just so happened that Bongo landed near Jack the cat. Upon landing, Bongo looked at Jack and said, "Hello Darling!" … [Read More...]

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