When we had the perimeter and cross fencing done in spring of 2013 we had the company doing the fencing remove a lot of it. Ari the English Setter had given herself a nasty laceration on her chest two years before while she and I were walking the area of corrals. It was nice to have them agree to it as this was still in the middle of Geoffrey's 3.5 years of chemo treatment. So it was most certainly something he wasn't up to doing.
Over the years the pups and I have found more barbwire and old nails, coffee cans and other items. We have several rock walls not unlike the ones across the street at the Armstrong (Holiday) ranch. But not as wide or tall. The wall below is a visual lie as it is about 4 feet tall and about 4 foot wide. Ours are much smaller and not as numerous but attest to cowboy ingenuity and grit.
I have to make a run tomorrow to Red Bluff about 30 minutes south for provisions but plan to make it short and sweet. That is on the valley floor but they are calling for snow that far down tomorrow also. I find it irritating to deal with folks who don't drive weather well. They are dangerous to both themselves and the rest of us. So I will do only what needs to be done and come back up the mountain to wait it out until Sunday.
Will be adding more straw this afternoon to the barns and extra alfalfa in the feed bunks. Some of us who are ahum