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Out Our Way: We pointed them north

Mark 1:1-4


January 18, 2019

Out our way, many ranches have both a summer and a winter pasture. You graze the herd on the one for a season while allowing the other to replenish itself an be ready when the season changes. Twice a year, the owner of the brand, Big Mike, sent Charlie and me out to move his herd from one pasture to the other. The south pasture was the summer pasture, high on the Tiger Ridge. But come late fall, they needed to go north to the winter pasture, which was lower and more protected from the storms. There, they would find grazing and good water when the snow fell, and it was also easier to get fee...

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