Crossing Over

May 5, 2012

By R.W. Hampton

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  Last night as a full moon rose and a dying sun fell behind the Sangre De Christo’s, Calvin Danner Hampton made his “Crossing Over”.   This “Crossing” was on a narrow footbridge … [more]

Two plus Two equals Twenty-Three

May 4, 2012

By Lisa Hampton

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After reading R.W.’s last post about Colter’s wedding last spring I ran across a photo from the holidays and it made me think about math.  Simple math. You know, the kind you learn in 6th … [more]

A Texas Springtime Ranch-Country Wedding

April 19, 2012

By R.W. Hampton

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  Can you believe spring is upon us? It’s been a unique year with unseasonably warm weather across the country, even here at 6,500′ elevation it’s starting to look like spring.  Of course … [more]

Mr. Titanic

April 15, 2012

By Lisa Hampton

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Did you know that it was 100 years ago yesterday that the unsinkable Titanic hit it’s iceberg and as of 2:20 AM this morning the tradgedy culminated with it’s sinking?  Well, if you … [more]

On the Road Again…

April 13, 2012

By R.W. Hampton

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Well it’s time to roll again and this weekend I’m off to NE Kansas.  Leaving is always a process and the process generally starts with the cleaning of the car.  So join me, … [more]

The Babysitter

April 11, 2012

By Lisa Hampton

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    Every ranch family has probably had one at some time. They are kind, calm, tender and loving, reliable, gentle, unfettered, and usually become a beloved family member in short order. No, … [more]

Taking Time Out

January 19, 2012

By Lisa Hampton

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Does life ever get so crazy that you don’t know whether you are coming or going?  Ever get that small voice in the back of your mind saying “Umm, and how exactly do … [more]

War Horse – A Cowboy’s View

January 8, 2012

By R.W. Hampton

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  Well, it’s not often that I see a movie worth commenting on, much less recommending, but the family and I drove about 200 miles round trip the other night to go see … [more]

Happy 100th Birthday New Mexico!

January 6, 2012

By R.W. Hampton

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Yes, on this day, 100 years ago, (January 6th, 1912) President Taft signed the proclamation making New Mexico the 47th state of the Union & the U.S. added a brand new star. As … [more]

Low in the Snow

December 13, 2011

By R.W. Hampton

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  Well winter’s sure set in here at Clearview Ranch. While the boys and I were gone to Texas on our last road trip, my wife offered to babysit our good friend Shelly’s two Corgi dogs.  Neither of the … [more]