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herding cattle on one of our ranches in Catheys Valley.  Spring time brings green grass, fat cattle, and happy cowboys and cowgirls!

On Fridays, We Move Cattle!

One of the best parts about our charter school is that it allows us to home school our kids on Fridays.  This provides opportunities for the kids to do things out of the ordinary on a school day, such as helping Dad out on the ranch.  So when he can, the Head Cowboy does ranch activities on Fridays so the kids can help out.

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I Lead a Double Life...

I Lead a Double Life...

While I don’t actually lead a double life in the scintillating way you might have imagined when reading my title, I do in fact feel like I lead a double life. But I’m going to be honest here…CONFESSION TIME…I have a really hard time doing this. I want to present an honest picture of our life & I want to be interesting and real at the same time, but I feel that these things don’t converge.

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Back to School: I'm Not Ready!

Back to School: I'm Not Ready!

I know I am totally old school, but I still haven’t wrapped my head around the kids returning to school before Labor Day!!  (And this marks our 7th year of kids in school, so apparently I don’t accept change very quickly!!)  That being said, I hope the rest of you have accepted that school starts in August and are enjoying the new school year.  For me, when the kids head off to school, I plan, plan, plan, because every year, I have it in my head that I am going to have SO MUCH TIME to accomplish so many tasks...

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A Family Day at the Ranch

A Family Day at the Ranch

So for now, there still isn’t an easy answer, other than to live where we are planted and enjoy it!

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