"Whereas, if the full truth were known, it might honestly be said that the successful growth of the cottonwood grove on the homestead was often the determining factor in the decision of the homesteader to 'stick it out until he could prove up on his claim'; and Whereas, The cottonwood tree can rightfully be called 'the pioneer tree of Kansas.' "
A big wind last week blew a heavy branch right onto the fence line. I went along with Randy and offered to help, even as he pointed out some poison oak in the ditch. But I ended up clicking the camera button instead of running the chainsaw. (Big surprise!)
We found that the Hereford bull was doing what bulls were supposed to be doing.
|Above top: a beaver dam on the Ninnescah, just south of the pasture we rent. Immediately above: the view from the spillway.|