The Persistence of Grass

Having worked through a record-smashing drought on an Eastern Colorado ranch, I swore then to never speak of rain (or its results) in negative terms. How that declaration has been tested this year, as we capped out at a two-month record of 33.5" of rainfall. ¬†Hard to believe that much moisture has hit the ground,… Continue reading The Persistence of Grass

Just Past Solstice

That Summer Heat Saturday was a benchmark of a¬†beautiful day. Hot? Insanely. But wonderful skies and the grass cresting "electric" green. Full confession: June and July are my two favorite months in Florida. Not because I'm a glutton for punishment, I promise. There is so much to appreciate: the torrential rains; the subsequent explosion of… Continue reading Just Past Solstice