Tuesday, February 26, 2019
My horses, Wilson, Whiskey, and Star, didn't invite this fellow to supper. An elk jumped over the corral panels, pushed the horses away from their food, and went into the hay storage area, where he proceeded to try and eat everything in sight.
We had to come to the rescue and scare him away. I feel bad for the wildlife this particular winter. It is one of the worst ones we have experienced. I wish we could share our food with them. In truth, we are running low on hay this year, and have already begun to supplement the horses diet with store bought feed. I think we are all ready for spring to arrive, but it's several months away.
I hope you have enjoyed coming along on our family journey of learning how to live on a mountain in the American west. You can learn about more of our frontier lifestyle through my award winning books, art, and videos on my website.
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Colors of the Big Sky
Even in winter, the sunsets are spectacular. Every night, I look to the skies to see the changing patterns and colors. It's like viewing watercolor paintings that stretch out for miles. At times, the beauty is so overwhelming, I'm completely speechless.
I'm still happy to live on a mountain in the American West.
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Monday, February 11, 2019
High Noon Tea
It's nearly -35 degrees in Montana, the perfect day for tea. I have a fabulous vanilla tea recommendation and an update on how we cope with this bitter cold winter on the homestead.
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Thanks for having tea with me.
Nancy Quinn is an internationally known wildlife artist whose work is noted for its detail and accuracy. She is the recipient of two World Wildlife Art Championship awards and the subject of numerous articles about animal art. Her first book, "Go West, Young Woman!" has won the prestigious Will Rogers Medallion Award Bronze Medal. She now happily resides on a mountainside in Montana with her husband, daughters, dogs, and horses, where she continues to paint and write about her experiences living in the wild.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmxcr... Book video Trailer
Thursday, February 7, 2019
News from the Mountain
We had a fun radio program last night. We laughed and learned things. Special thanks to Yvonne Mason and those of you who called into the program. We talked about wicked weather, and how we handle earthquakes, western culture, Montana slang, and horse stories with our favorite boys, Wilson, Whiskey, and Star. If you missed it, here is the link.
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