The Mother Ranch Blog

Lambing Season—Not For the Faint of Heart

Mar 04, 2020

Laura Longtail's boy/girl twins, born a week ago.

In a week's time, we had three sets of boy/girl twins, lovely!

Brad was out working on the birthing center this Saturday when he heard the low...

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Lemons to Lemonade, my life in a short comic strip

Mar 04, 2020

I've never drawn anything as a comic but decided to give it a try—to be brave, move forward, out of my perfectionism, and into exploration and play. Sometimes play is hard!

This is about a...

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A Little Self Portrait

Mar 03, 2020

On Valentine's Day I was journaling and the idea for this came to me. I thought it would be fun to use it with my signature at the bottom of blog posts.

I want to keep showing you how ideas morph...

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I guess Snickers is NOT pregnant. Darn.

Mar 03, 2020



Snickers: Drama Queen Extraordinaire!

Well you guys, Monday, March 2, 2020 came and went and Snickers still has shown zero signs of being pregnant.

Again.

For the third year in a row.

Now, due...

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What is Neurofeedback?

Feb 27, 2020

You guys have heard me talk a little about NeurOptimal Neurofeedback, something we offer here at the ranch. After the accident with Celita, I started doing neurofeedback every morning as a piece...

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First lambs of 2020!

Feb 24, 2020

Monday, 2:45am: I'm staring at my phone on the bedside table, watching Laura Longtail, who seems to be searching for something. Weird.

2:48am: Ok, something isn't right. Did she have a baby and it...

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The Permanent and Imperfect Art of Sketching in Pen

Feb 15, 2020

I sketched this in pen recently, it may turn into something, it may not. Either way is okay.

I almost always sketch in pen now, it forces me to accept the imperfections. I used to sketch in pencil...

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Mom & Me—Pink Pigs

Feb 14, 2020

A few weeks ago, I woke up from a dream that had me grinning—I dreamed that my mom and I were pink pigs and I was snuggled up under her chin! What in the world? It's true, my mom does love...

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Rayn and Sweetness

Feb 11, 2020

My grey mare Rayn, has Uveitis aka Moonblindness. She is slowly losing her eyesight, it's common for the disease. Since her diagnosis, our mini donkey has taken her under his wing. She was so...

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Homeschooling and the "Fear" in the Fear & Love

Feb 06, 2020

With Brad's retirement, I'm able to focus full time on growing my business. Yippee!!! AND, we have been homeschooling the ManChild since last spring.

Our new schedule is:

9am-12pm he's in math,...

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