Ginger Crinkles, the Bestest Cookie Ever

My Grandma Molly gave me this recipe several years back, and it is easily my favorite Christmas cookie recipe. (Except the Russian tea cakes from Carol, which I love for very different reasons and because Muppet dog loved them just as much.) I seem to remember her picking it up from Better Homes and Gardens…

Divine Canines in Action, or How Dohggy Lifts a Paw–and a Heart!

A note from Erin… As I mostly reside in Austin, sometimes the vet clinic blogs had a bit of Texas flair, and this was one of those days. This post was written by good friend Bobbi for Divine Canines, a group here in Austin that provides free, animal-assisted therapy services to various groups in Central…

Fall Gathering, or Sagebrush Meditations

Sam and Monica still do lots of things the old way, using horses to gather to gather up the cattle. Sam may own a four-wheeler, but he is much more at home on a horse. Dad once described him as a “pretty fancy calf roper,” and I think he still is. But last weekend, Sam…