Archives for Cowgirl Confessions

One Last Ride

I recently made the decision to sell my great gelding Rocky...my steady Eddie and my friend for over 14 years. This post is my thank you letter to him, remembering many of the adventures we've had.
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Beyond the Commodities – Rankin Ranch

Meet 3 Family Farms Who Have Expanded Into the Consumer/Retail Market to Preserve Their Family Legacy My passion in my business, and in my life, is agriculture, and helping those that feed the world figure out how to maintain the lifestyle that has been in their families for generations. They
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Beyond the Commodities – Haven Farms

Meet 3 Family Farms Who Have Expanded Into the Consumer/Retail Market to Preserve Their Family Legacy My passion in my business, and in my life, is agriculture, and helping those that feed the world figure out how to maintain the lifestyle that has been in their families for generations. They
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End of Season Trip to Yosemite

Getting a cowboy to go “horse camping” is no easy task. For the most part, his line of thinking is “if there’s no paycheck involved, I’m not riding”. I guess I can’t really blame him, he spends a decent amount of time in the saddle working. I, on the other
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My “TV” Debut for My Job Depends on Ag

Some exciting things have been happening around here! I have recently become very involved with a group of folks here in the Central Valley who are as passionate as I am about promoting & preserving agriculture and the way of life it holds for everyone involved. This group consists of farmers...
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Am I Prejudiced?

Let me preface this post by stating right up front that I didn’t write this to make anyone happy but myself. Having said that, I didn’t write it to offend anyone either, I simply wrote it to get a lot of what’s been bugging me out of my busy little
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What do you do when the internet goes down?

If you’re anything at all like me, you start going into withdrawals…..quickly. I’ll admit it, I’m addicted. Not only is my livelihood completely dependent on an internet connection, but it seems so is the rest of my life. I woke up one morning last week, around 5am, like I always
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Cowboys Always Ride Off Into the Sunset

One thing is for sure about ranching, things can change quickly. Sometimes that’s good, sometimes not so good. Earlier this year Handsome’s boss was diagnosed with a rare type of lymphoma. The cancer was localized to just one tumor and the treatments were very successful in reducing it. We thought
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Our Long Weekend Getaway to the Coast

While some may think that a cowboy’s job is kind of fun and glamorous, it’s still a job, and along with that, it has its share of stresses and plenty of long days. Everyone needs a break from the monotony of their routine, including cowboys, so we decided to take
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One Perfect Moment

Have you ever had that one perfect moment? The one that you always associate with a particular person, sound, or smell, and you spend years trying to relive and recapture, but you just never quite get it right? Hopefully most of us will have more than just one of those in our lives, but...
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