Homesteading is tricky especially when Mother Nature Strikes. Not only can homesteading and farm life be tricky, it can also be so rewarding. It can be a real challenge!
Elk vs Coyote who do you think will win? Mother Nature is interesting to watch. Animals have their pecking order and nature seems to take care of itself if we stand by and let it.
On New Years Day the elk started moving into our fields just after sunset. Just before sunrise the elk moved back over the fences, through the neighbor’s fields and back up the mountainside. They bedded down in the sagebrush and on the mountainside.
They’re back!! (video at the bottom of the post) The elk were pushed out of our field January 3rd by The Fish and Game. There were over 300 head that had been in the field. By the time it got dark some of them had come back. When we got up in the morning we…
We have a moose on the loose. This sounds like a fun kids story. Actually, we do have a moose on the loose. I have been taking pictures of a young moose staying down on the creek. Most of the pictures were pretty far away, but this young moose ventured out away
The weather was beautiful today so we decided to make a trip to Challis, Idaho. The drive up was nice. Our mountains in The Lost River Valley are still covered with snow. The snow on the ridges is starting to leave. It could be
What do the old timers say about the horse on the mountain?
The Elk are moving into our fields. We live on the valley floor and we don’t get a lot of elk normally in our fields except this time of year. This year we got quite a bit of snow early. The deeper the snow gets up