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Volunteers needed at Windswept Ranch

Saturdays at the ranch begin early. There are the regular chores to get done plus preparing for...

 

It all started with five deer

Amazing isn't it, how things go in full circles and somehow everything seems to connect. Two days...

 

This little piggy went to Frisco

People say my articles often leave them in tears, so I decided to change it up a bit and tell you...

 

Going to the dogs

I don't often talk about the dogs here, but they are an integral part of the ranch. If you have been...

 

The tale of Matty and Mocha

The other day, I was remembering a show called, "When Animals Attack." If you don't remember the...

 

It's that time of year again

I walk the ranch every morning and every night just to check and make sure all is well with the...

 

New faces at Windswept

Things are always changing here at Windswept. There are happy moments, then sad, then happy. This...

 

The thing about animals

You know the feeling when you start to do something, then you start over, and over, and over? Well,...

 

Saturdays at the ranch

Saturdays at the ranch begin with total chaos. In addition to our regular chores, we go to special lengths to make sure everything is super clean so o...

 

New again

Every year, we get to start over. We call it NEW Year. It is a chance for a fresh start. There is...

 

Goodbyes

I hate them. Here at the ranch they happen. There are times when no matter how hard you try, how...

 

Listen, That is the Sound of Progress

Have you ever just sat and listened? I mean, really listened to the sounds around you? Here at the r...

 

Ember

Something in the air is different. All the animals of the forest are restless. What is that smell?...

 

Deer encounters

At Windswept Ranch, this time of year, we get more calls about fawns from Bear Valley than from any...

 

Our National Mammal

Some animals are just special. That perfectly describes Valentine. Who knew you could love a bison?...

 

Reality check

Had a harsh reality check to remind me of just how tough ranching can be this morning when I turned...

 

Limping to the end

Another season of tours is coming to an end and I can’t believe how fast it has gone by. We are always so excited when the season begins, but by...

 

"Can we all just get along?"

I am not sure how many of you remember when Rodney King said those famous words. It was a time of tremendous strife, just like today. Los Angeles had...

 

Lost, Windswept style

It happens almost every Saturday: I get calls from people who are lost. They just can't find us....

 

Best intentions?

I have seen so many stories in the news lately centering around animal rights, it kind of leaves me...

 

Saying goodbye to Walter

Goodbyes are never easy. I've lost a lot of animals over the years, and each one brings its own...

 

It's that time of the year again

I walk the ranch every morning and every night just to check and make sure all is well with the critters. It is a peaceful time and I enjoy the quiet...

 

Where did you get that?

It is one of the most common questions we get here at the ranch. The answer varies with the critter,...

 

A Blank Canvas

I can't tell you how many nights I spend here at the ranch sitting on the front deck and just...

 

Sometimes You Need an Excuse...

...to celebrate! We have so many holidays on our calendar. There is actually a World Camel Day! It...

 

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