The Mother Ranch Blog

Quarantine!

Feb 01, 2022

I came home from my trip yesterday to find ManChild with a cold, or what we hope is a cold. Home covid test is negative and we are waiting to hear back from the other. So I'm quarantined in our...

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Pittsburgh Vacation! (newsletter)

Jan 29, 2022

I woke up this morning to the sound of snow plows and snow blowers across the street, guess where I am? Pittsburgh! This week I'm visiting my brother Michael and his partner Nic. They also moved in...

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Pandemic Anxiety

Jan 27, 2022

We've all felt the day to day "pandemic anxiety"—where we worry when we see a grocery shelf go bare, about school, our kid's social lives, our social lives, which variant is around the...

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Run, awkwardly jump, or crawl toward your goals (newsletter)

Jan 22, 2022



I have a mouse-in-the-house story for you—eeeeeeeck!

I have a new Facebook friend (hi Alli!) and this week she posted this awesome pic of her favorite cow, her spirit animal she calls Mother...

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Telling the full truth of it

Jan 22, 2022

This week a woman and her boyfriend came to pick up the giclee print she won in one of my weekly giveaways, she happened to live in town so she got to come visit the farm.

While visiting the...

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There's a mouse in my house!

Jan 20, 2022

14 year old ManChild wanders out into living room, eyes big: Uh...I was leaving my bedroom door open so my room would be warmer and a mouse just ran in.

Me: WHAAAAAAT???

Brad just grins and keeps...

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My crazy goat Angel Kiss (OMG)/Newsletter

Jan 15, 2022

What a fun week of new art, contests, and giveaways! But before I get into all of that, let me tell you a story...

Earlier this week I was hooking all 8 girls to their fence stations for feeding...

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3 inches of rain at the ranch (newsletter)

Jan 08, 2022

We started off the new year with a bang! THREE inches of rain in 24 hours and then a short bit of snow to end that storm!

So pretty! It had been 70 the day before so it didn't stick.

All that rain...

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The last stories of 2021! (newsletter)

Jan 01, 2022

I'm 52 years old and didn't know this! Here's the story:

It was the Wednesday before Christmas. My brother was in town and we were hosting a preChristmas brunch for the fam before Michael went home...

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You made it.

Dec 31, 2021

I saw this on Facebook today. I don't know who Donna Ashworth is but I will be paying attention now :-)

On the stroke of midnight tonight, you can resolve to be better, if you like…
to be...

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