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Hey, it's me - T!

I like my shades big and my hills sandy. I'm just mommin' and ranching my way through life living on strong coffee and a whole lotta Jesus.

So, if you wanna ride along - escape to the ranch (virtually), come as you are, kick off your boots and stay a while!

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National Ag Day 2021 – Raising Kids on the Ranch

This post is a collaboration with Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. on behalf of the Beef Checkoff. I received compensation, but all opinions expressed here are my own.  Today, March 23, 2021, is National Ag Day – a day set aside for “recognizing - and celebrating - the contribution of ... READ the POST

King, and God, and Sacrifice

It’s not uncommon for me to stop mid-hymn during a church service to keep from choking up. It’s hard for me to make a joyful noise without having to rush to the back of the sanctuary for a tissue to sop up streams of tears from my face. And when it comes to Christmas songs, I’m the messiest of ... READ the POST

He is the King of kings. He is God. And yet, He chose to be the sacrifice that would save us. How humbling is that?

Waiting on God?

"What if all this time you were waiting on God, He was waiting on you?" I've been ruminating this question since I heard the lovely Jessie Rush Norman say it on the Lajoie Society podcast (highly recommend you give it a listen). I was listening in the shower, and I mean to tell you, it stopped ... READ the POST

Is 2020 Out to Get Us?

Since the start of this year, my favorite dog/right-hand girl died. I contracted an awful disease that could have been Covid, probably wasn’t, but for sure stole 4 days of my life. We’ve been crazy busy on the ranch. I hit my hand with the hammer dead on and really hard. I so severely burned my lip ... READ the POST

My Favorite Part of Ranching

This is it. I get asked a fair bit what my favorite part of ranching is. Well... this is it. It's raising our kids in this way of life, taking them along, and giving them front row seats to hard but rewarding work. It's feeding their curiosity and encouraging them to ask questions, try new ... READ the POST