Low Tech Travel

I spend lots of time traveling around the mountains. Over the years, I have used many different methods to do so. Sometimes my mode of travel is dictated by the time of year, such as skiing in the winter and … Read More

Life at the End of the Road.

Earlier today at work I was looking at some things on Google Earth with a co-worker. If my boss is reading this, it was all work related. More or less. I promise. Kinda. When we were done with our work-ish … Read More

Keep on Truckin’

Well I certainly didn’t have a hard time coming up with something to write about this week. After being prompted by our Facebook post the other day about ranch trucks, I have known for days what I was going to … Read More

My Favorite Acre

My wife tried to convince me that I should write my blog post this week on her broken toe. I considered it, but wasn’t sure that I could stretch that topic out to an appropriate length. I mean, really. She … Read More

Wide Open Spaces

Oh my goodness. Did I really just title a blog post after a Dixie Chicks song? I’m not sure how I feel about that. That has been rattling around in my head all day as a possible theme for the … Read More

Boot Tales

I was thinking about the boot library we have in the Trading Post at Black Mountain Ranch. After going through all the cowboy boots that I have in my closet at home, I decided that it was time to move … Read More

This Place Has Gone to the Dogs

With the recent passing of Bailey, I have been reminded of how important our dogs are to us at Black Mountain Ranch. They are almost always there with us, be it all day out on rides, or walking irrigation ditches, … Read More

Stupid Cows

You may have guessed from the title of this blog post that I have some issues with cows. I curse them frequently, scream at them only slightly less often, and proudly eat beef out of a strong sense of spite. … Read More