Life of a Ranch Wife

June 11, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills When you think of cowboys what comes to mind? Is it the big black hat? Perhaps their boots and spurs? How about the horses that they are mounted on? All in all, […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

May 9, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills The temperatures are rising, the grass is greening up and flowers and trees are blooming. However, this warm weather brings more than just the sweet smell of wild plums blooming and pretty […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

April 6, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills We take many things for granted today, especially things that are so easily accessed now that in the past took great difficulty. You’re thirsty, so you walk a few feet into your […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

March 5, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills As ranchers, we are constantly battling something—drought, flooding, fire, grass shortage, theft, market crash or illness, and even predators. While we cannot eliminate this threat completely, there are things that we can […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

February 14, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills It is February, which means that love is in the air, and Valentine’s Day is near. This month we are reminded to show the ones whom we love just what they mean […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

January 1, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills Whether it be to keep things out, keep things in, or most often both, fence is a staple for today’s rancher. However, this wasn’t always the case. Fences were few and far […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

November 8, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills Branding is a practice that has been used by cattlemen for hundreds of years. Brands were made famous by the cowboys of the old west, yet hieroglyphic evidence shows that ancient Egyptians […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

October 4, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills As ranch wives, we often seek advice from our own mothers, friends and even mothers-in-law. This is no different in my case, as my mother-in-law Aliene Mills was one of my closest […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

September 20, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills Do you take your lunch to work with you? Maybe you go out to eat on your lunch break, or you drive through a fast food joint to grab a quick bite. […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

July 12, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills As cattle raisers, our goal is to produce healthy calves. The objective is to have cows that carry the calf to term, have no trouble calving, have a healthy live calf, give […]
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