Uprooted Magnolia

May 24th, Snow in the High Country

Posted in Cattle Roundup, Stormy Skies by leahyetter on May 24, 2010

Yes folks, this day in May the wind howled and snow fell. Patrick grabbed my camera and took a couple shots of the mountains behind the house.

Squaw Mountain. Image by Patrick McGuire.

The Lawrence. Image by Patrick McGuire.

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Gathering Pairs

We worked all day Sunday. The weather was much better yesterday than today. We got 43 mommas and their babies paired up to be trucked to the Laramie Plains today for more grazing.

John’s cow dog, Dixie, did a great job. She perched at the top of the hill until John told her to come. She’s very obedient and works hard.

Dixie, down.

Dixie and I sat at the top of the hill and watched the cowboys work.

They're all down the hill thankfully.

They all crossed the creek by golly!

Once in the main corral, we had to make sure the babies were paired up with momma and then put them in separate corrals for the big delivery. They are going to love the Plains. The grass is getting greener by the day.

Cowboy Cutting

We needed to get a few more pairs from the meadows. I was told to get behind the fence and DON’T BE SEEN!

Watching through the knot hole. I'm hiding, Patrick!

Through the knot hole: Ron and Patrick work their magic.

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  1. Carol Denham said, on May 24, 2010 at 10:09 pm

    Leah, I love your photos. You capture the heart and soul of Cowboying!! I love them!! I can hardly wait for your next posting.

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  2. Nancy said, on May 26, 2010 at 7:00 am

    Leah – you are so talented! Georgia’s loss is Wyoming’s gain. I love the first shot of the (obedient) dog. What’s that like?!?! Hugs, dear Leah.

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  3. Jessica said, on May 26, 2010 at 9:32 pm

    Wow. Wow. Wow. That Patrick McGuire is one amazing rider AND photographer!

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