Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sparkling Sky and Sparkling Snow

The road to the ranch last night was a marvel that left me breathless. The gravel road was covered with freshly fallen snow — a light dry powder that sparkled like diamonds in the moonlight. The sky, like the New … Continue reading

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Slow in Snow

We’ve begun the first official day of winter, but winter settled into New Mexico’s bones a couple of weeks ago. It’s time for work inside—for writing and thinking and slowing down just a little. The roof has gone onto the … Continue reading

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Your Inner Pilot Light

Dr. Lissa Rankin, a physician, faced what she calls “An epidemic affecting millions”. She notes that those who are plagued by this epidemic are fatigued, anxious, depressed, sleepless, have lost their libido, plus suffer from endless aches and pains. This epidemic, … Continue reading

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Winter Lessons

We’ve officially landed in winter weather–in New Mexico that means sunny days, and crisp nights…really crisp, as in below freezing crispy. All this has brought new lessons to the ranch, including dealing with those cold, cold nights. Blankets and a … Continue reading

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Lend a Hand?

Well… it looks like we’ve formally missed our deadline. We were hoping to get the main building finished before the severe weather, and we missed it. The warm sunny days at CLR have become the sunny and not so warm … Continue reading

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