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Wolves in Idaho

Wolves in Idaho

A controversial subject at best.  The regal beauty of the wolf can’t be denied, regardless of where one stands on the subject.  Wolves function as a family unit with very distinct roles and hierarchy.  The loyalty and caring nature displayed within a pack is to...

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I Didn’t Do IT!!!

I Didn’t Do IT!!!

This is one of my favorite watercolors.  He really looks like trouble fixing up to happen.  The original is long sold, however, a few limited prints are available.

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Gifts from My Mother

Gifts from My Mother

Red Birds; Cardinals were one of my mothers favorite birds.  She was an avid “birder”, spending many hours observing the birds that would come to her feeders on her Michigan farm.  A skill she instilled in me early on was to sit very quiet with bird seed...

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Hooked On

Hooked On

Any student of horsemanship will tell you that reading your horses body language is key to developing a good relationship.  A flick of an ear, a swish of the tail, the softness of the eye, all convey a message to the astute equestrian.  Expressions such as “Soaking on...

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Gaze of Extinction

Gaze of Extinction

The Western Burrowing Owl maintains its habitat on the prairie and grasslands.  This little guy lives just a few miles from our home in a small colony of Owls.  On rare occasion we will see the family our on top of their underground nests.  the Burrowing Owl has not...

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A Girls Best Friend

A Girls Best Friend

Ask any “horse crazy girl” and you will get the same response.  We live for our horses.  They are our best friends in many ways.  They help us do our jobs, carry us around and take us to places only a horse can go.  Horses seep into our souls and never...

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The Workhorse

The Workhorse

Ranch trucks seem to have a life all their own with secrets only they can tell.  Or perhaps their owner might be persuaded to spin a yarn or two.  These old treasures are lovingly maintained and used daily for all sorts of chores about the ranch.  At this point they...

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Calf at the Gate;  Hello World!

Calf at the Gate; Hello World!

Sorting and doctoring calves is a common event on ranches.  Spring calves need to be ear tagged for identification and checked out in general directly after they are born.  We like to give ours a little booster shot of vitamins to ensure they get a good healthy...

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