A Texas Ranching Adventure: Chicken Employees

3 roosters 001A Texas Ranching Adventure:  Chicken Employees

Definition of chicken moat:  a double-fenced area surrounding a garden where chickens are allowed to roam and feed, thus creating a bug-free zone.

Driving through the dark on a Texas highway, I shone the flashlight at my book and read:
“Chickens can be decidedly stupid about finding their home after it’s been moved.Read More »

Palawan Story/Caroline Vu

Palawan Story Book Cover

Book Review:   Palawan Story

A novel by Caroline Vu

Published by Deux Voiliers Publishing

1968

I am eight years old and hiding behind a chair in our living room.  My little brother and sister are hiding under a table.  We jump out and shoot our toy guns towards a young man coming down the stairs.  “Bang, bang!  Got you, Chuck!  You want to play with us?”  We smile the smiles of young children.Read More »

My Kingdom for a Horse!

J grounddriving Rosy 1997

My Kingdom for a Horse!

(The continuing adventures of a pair of urbanites who exchanged glitz for country living.)

Driving through the dark towards our small ranch, my husband at the wheel, I shone the flashlight on the page and read:

“The decision to depend on horses or mules in harness for farm work, logging or highway work . . . should not be taken lightly. . . Read More »