We've been overrun by a few guests that we didn't invite. They're big, hairy, and hungry! Yep, a herd of oh, I don't know, 'bout a hundred elk have moved in. Every night, they sneak down to the shop where we store our hay and have a few midnight snacks. They destroy the hay and make a big mess. Then every morning, they file back up the hillside like a string of ants coming from a picnic.
At Drowsy Water Ranch, we do have close encounters with unusual life. We live where they do, and every once in a while, we actually get to see them. Above, two moose have been hanging around the ranch for the last few weeks. We think they are two cow calves, but we're not sure. By the way, what do you call plural moose? Mooses? Mice? That one has always stumped me. Here are a few deer just strolling down the road. This picture is from our deck. I guess walking on a road would be easier than walking through the snow. And this, if you can [...]