TCHAP Get-Together

Saturday, September 13 –

A nice group gathered for food, fellowship, information and dancing. We enjoyed speakers discussing gardening, solar oven cooking and nutrient-dense foods. Nathan joined Robert Payne for a discussion of water and electrical solutions in an emergency situation. There was a very exuberant dance afterwards.

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Stockton’s Fantasy Fire Photo

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Thursday, September 11 –

Periodically, we burn our boxes in a small depression out on the flat in front of the house. Stockton used the occasion to stage a pretty awesome photo shoot with one of his air soft guns. I’m not sure what the meaning of the photograph is, but I think it has something to do with the fact that real men don’t look at explosions…

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Cuteness Alert!

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The puppies are growing and starting to run around. We’re taking them outside every 90 minutes or so to try and train them not to mess in the house. Aren’t they too cute?

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Moon Rising, Sun Setting

Monday, September 8 –

I wish this large full moon would show up in pictures more real to life looking, but it’s still impressive.

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Another One Bites the Dust

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Sunday, September 7, 2014 –

This evening was another beautiful early fall evening. It had all the elements that are needed for a guaranteed ShannonRanch blog post; gorgeous skies, kids playing, rattlesnakes…etc.

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Bitty Boomer

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Saturday, September 6 –

Laredo and Cim brought Stockton another Mountain Boomer. This one is very young and small but seems to be naturally unafraid of Stockton.

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September Sunrise

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Friday, September 5 –

Captivating sunrise over Northfield this morning.

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Precious Fat

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That’s the pet name of this little female Shorkie. She’s double the size of the other two (we lost the little runt). No guessing why. She’s a big, pushy, glutenous bully. But we love her.

 

Things You Don’t See Everyday

A few interesting shots from our recent trip to Tennessee. How many of these things have you seen?

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an elk in a restaurant

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…only in Tennessee

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aquatic nursing

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a dog practically driving

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Herman Munster’s rig at Wal-Mart

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Northfield, (population 0), apparently has a trucking company.