Uprooted Magnolia

It’s a dangerous job-

Posted in Cowboy, Stormy Skies by leahyetter on May 20, 2010

-but the cowboy has to do it.

We’ll be taking the cows to the Laramie Plains soon so getting  the windmills pumping water is part of the preparation.

Patrick gets belted up and climbs 40 feet to add oil and start the blades rotating.

Dang that’s high. It’s scary up there he says.

And we have water!

The land is so flat and you can see storms miles away. Sheets of rain and dangerous lightning makes me very nervous but it never came near us thankfully.

It’s so wild to see this violent storm in the distance while we sit and watch all nice and dry.

The storm arrived later that night on the ranch. The roads turned into lakes and the night sky was lit up with lightning. But we welcome the rain. We should have some fat cows by the end of the summer.

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  1. Jan Crocker said, on May 21, 2010 at 7:54 am

    Love these!

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  2. jim mathis said, on June 3, 2010 at 10:32 pm

    Just a note to say thanks for sharing all these great pictures. We love Patrick as he has always made us feel welcome. His laughter is contagious and we always enjoy riding and working with him. There is never a dull moment when working with him.

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