Really that good

Really that good

Really that good by Miranda Reiman Young kids often have a misplaced sense of confidence. “Wook, how high I jump.” As a toddler, one of my girls used to love to show off that skill. She’d squat down, chubby thighs almost touching the ground and she’d give it her all....
Uncomfortable change

Uncomfortable change

Unconventional risk management by Miranda Reiman WHAM! Tap-tap-tap. Some changes are noisy…like the current remodel and addition to our 115-year-old house. Anyone who has lived through construction dust knows the disruption. The crew knocked out the wall between the...
Black Ink: Moo-ving the big rocks

Black Ink: Moo-ving the big rocks

Moo-ving the big rocks by Nicole Lane Erceg The new year now feels old once you get into a busy season like calving. There are many spans of time in cattle country that can make us feel there’s too much to do, or too little time in each day. By now, some resolutions...
Sign Reading

Sign Reading

Sign reading by Nicole Lane Erceg The sign reads “Welcome to Grant County,” in simple white letters on a small, forest green backdrop. It sits near a creek more than an hour’s drive from where I grew up, but every time I see it, I already feel like I’m home. At this...
Uncomfortable change

Uncomfortable change

Uncomfortable change by Miranda Reiman WHAM! Tap-tap-tap. Some changes are noisy…like the current remodel and addition to our 115-year-old house. Anyone who has lived through construction dust knows the disruption. The crew knocked out the wall between the living room...
Unconventional risk management

Unconventional risk management

Unconventional risk management by Nicole Lane Erceg Sounds of thunder interrupted the radio blaring on our front porch. With binoculars we watched lightning strikes in the distance, waiting for a dispatcher’s voice to say the call number 9210. When those numerals rang...