Author Archives: Robin W.L.

Thought of the Week

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. That’s because that guy had the good sense to weed and feed his pasture.

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Thought of the Week

The hardest part of learning to ride is the ground.

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Thought of the Week

Trust your fellow man, but tie up your horse.

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Thought of the Week

Careful is the naked man climbing a barbed wire fence.  Of course if you’re a naked man climbing a barbed wire fence, it’s a little late for caution!

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Hard to Believe

In a recent L.A.Times opinion editorial, two University of California Irvine professors stated that “food production requires unfathomable volumes of water,” and they concluded that California needs less agriculture. What is really “unfathomable” according to Westlands Water District, near Fresno, … Continue reading

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#27 Pinto the BlogDog – You Say Placenta, I Say Deliciousness!

It’s that time of year again!  Placentas!  Placentas!  Placentas everywhere!  When a mamma ewe has her darling little lambys, after they are all delivered safely, the attendant (read: M’Lady) knows that delivery is finished when the ewe finally passes her placenta.  It’s … Continue reading

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Washington’s Fabulous Potatoes

Sure, I live in Idaho, the state of famous potatoes.  But our next door neighbor grows massive amounts of potatoes, too.  In fact, Washington has been declared to have “the world’s most productive potato fields.” About 250 Washington farms produced … Continue reading

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Recipe from a Farmer’s Table

ROASTED LEG OR ROAST OF LAMB This is outstanding and super easy – from American Lamb   1 boneless leg or roast of American lamb, approximately 4-6 lbs. Marinade: 4 cloves garlic, pressed 2 lemons, zested – use the zest and … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“Whenever you do a thing, act as if the whole world is watching.” -Thomas Jefferson

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