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Duchess the Fighter

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Duchess the Fighter

Mark and I had been visiting the ranch for my birthday in March of 2015. We had already decided that we were going to move, we were just getting everything straightened out in California. Mark had decided to go into town for a couple things while I lounged around the house enjoying a much-needed quiet break. Mark came walking in the door and said, “I found you a birthday present but I don’t know if you want it so I want to tell you before I buy it.” I thought this was funny because Mark and I don’t exchange “birthday...

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Alpacas on the Loose!

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Alpacas on the Loose!

I am a planner, plain and simple, and I like a schedule. I usually have my days planned to the minute and Lord help you if you interrupt my schedule. You know where there really isn’t a schedule? The ranch. You may think that your day is going to be spent in the garden pulling weeds, mowing, and weed whacking, but wait, what is that over there? Why is my yearling, Gus Gus, standing so close to the fence line, not really moving? Why does it look like he is only standing on three legs? Oh, I see, he got...

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