east of billings
photo of goats

Young willow trees slap me in the face as I weave my way through the island. I can’t see more than two feet in front of me even with my headlamp...

I started this website with a very specific purpose; to write to people in southeast Montana about the issues the media wasn’t covering regarding the Tongue River Railroad and Otter Creek...

The following, hands down, is the most common phone call I receive. Ring...ring...ring. Me: Hello? My mother: Your goats are out. They are (eating my garden/eating my trees/eating the neighbors garden/eating the...

  This is the Little Dude. He was a quadruplet. His mom died and we raised him as a bottle baby. Needless to say, he is a permanent addition to the farm. The...

Our eyes met from across the pen. Challenge accepted. It was on. I was alone and had to treat an eye infection in a 45 lb goat kid before it spread...

Because sometimes winter on the farm can get long. And, because we can.    

As I contemplate the coming snow storm that is breathing down Montana’s neck, threatening to dump yet another foot of snow on the ground and bring us sub zero temperatures for...

Raising livestock and having a full time job is complicated. Goat kids come when they come. They don’t check with you first to see if you’re busy. The first kids of...

The other day, I was splitting wood for winter. I couldn't hear much over the sounds of the splitter or my ear protection so I was startled when I looked up...