Author: Garnet

A Truly American Experience

My name is Alexandra Galber, Alexi or Lexi for short. I am a combat veteran of the Israel Defense Force (SSgt). I have a LL.B (law degree) from Ramat Gan, Israel, and on May 14th I graduated from Chicago Kent

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Introducing Melanie

Being at Rock Hills Ranch has put many other things on my mind besides my now-distant life and self from California, but I’ve been told that these are just the things that you, gentle readers, would like to hear about.

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Coming Home–Kajsa Perman White

Coming Home As I teenager I could not wait to get away from small town rural ranch life and experience what the world had to offer. I had a bad case of wanderlust and I count that a blessing.  In

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Gully Washers and Goals

                  “Man, oh man!” my teen age cousin exclaimed as he slipped out of the bed in our basement bedroom and stepped into ankle deep water.  Outdoors the wind blew and  an inch of rain poured from the heavens.

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541 Busy

  I haven’t updated the 100th Meridian for quite a while. I’ve been kind of busy.  I know, we’re all busy…  Let me define busy in my world. From the end of April last year until January 3rd of this

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Through Other’s Eyes

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Rosie the Ex-Milk Cow

When my rancher purchased Rosie the expectant Jersey heifer, he anticipated drinking fresh milk with a higher percentage butterfat than his cholesterol conscious wife buys. My mother-in-law was excited about extra cream for making that delectable official SD dessert, kuchen.

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Rosie the Cow

Early this month my rancher happily announced to his friends the commencement of a new profit center. He so enjoyed hosting a guest milk cow last year, he decided he needed his own. He determined to have a Jersey because

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Cold Night Chicken Soup

My mother-in-law loves raising poultry.  Come spring, between scouting the chicks for sale at Running’s and setting clucks, it’s nearly an addiction.   Every spring since we’ve been married (going on 38 years) she’s had baby chicks and/or ducks corralled in

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Non Tax Deductible

Non Tax Deductible We wives wearied of cow talk at the range tour we attended, so we scooted to the side and indulged in female conversation. One of our little group had been an interior designer in a big city

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