Vineyard Visitor

Vineyard Visitor These foggy mornings the vultures wait in the trees until the sun burns off the fog. Then they raise their wings to dry. This vulture rests on a dead branch of a Valley Oak in the small pioneer cemetery in the middle of our ranch. I have heard vultures called Mother of the… Read more »

Animal Corridor

Stretch of meadow to the south is an important animal corridorOur guard llama protects the goats. Loud, piercing coyote howl in the meadow in the early hours of the morning—then a whole pack of yaps dying off to the south. I hope they were not hunting the fawns of the mother doe I saw browsing… Read more »