Articles from MsBagawkbagawk

When I was two my parents moved us from the city to a farm house on about 10 acres. We were about as far in the middle of nowhere as you can get. Our driveway was 1 mile long through open range (meaning it ran through a pasture with no fence around the road, so sometimes you had to get out of the car and chase a few cows out of the road). Our closest neighbors were 3 miles away. The first thing we realized was different about the country: grasshoppers. Millions and millions of...
I guess I'll have to start my story with my home region: I live in the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas. My family has been here since 1856, when my great great great grandfather followed a wagon train out here from Maryland at the age of 19. But more on him later. This is part of the land at our family's ranch. This was taken in April, when every year, the pastures are burnt, so that the grass can grow again. This creates a wonderful place to graze cattle, like my family's Red Angus seen...
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