Posts by Focus Ranch

Signs of Spring

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Signs of Spring

One of the earliest signs of spring is the baring of ground on the south facing slopes and the appearance of Sharp-tailed grouse, also known as Tympanuchus phasianellus. I will stick with Sharp-tailed for ease of writing.

While looking out the windows at the back of our house this past week, we were able to see the grouse on the hillside. Because of how well they blend into their surroundings, the number we first spotted was around 4 and then it increased until we hit 11 or so.

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Fresh Air, Blue Sky and Miles of Nowhere…

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Fresh Air, Blue Sky and Miles of Nowhere…

These are just some of the reasons you should start planning a visit to Focus Ranch. There are more and I will mention a few to those of you are plotting and planning a trip somewhere this spring, summer or fall. Most of our repeat guests book their stay a week to a couple of months in advance while first timers are more apt to reserve 4-6 months out. What does Focus Ranch offer you?

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Christmas Past and 2016 Future

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Christmas Past and 2016 Future

Terry and I had the intentions of getting a smaller tree than in years past but misjudged. Terry and I were not sure we could get it in the door and when we did, not sure we could get it in the stand. Perseverance and the fear of failure spawned success. With the help of Mary (sister) who arrived early to decorate, Focus Ranch was transformed into a magical scene as in Christmases of yesteryears. The house was decorated in grand fashion for the annual family Christmas gathering.

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Annual Newsletter

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Annual Newsletter

The sights and sounds of spring are evident everywhere. The runoff has started which means there are ditches to tend to…this is a year where every drop counts. We are in much better shape than many areas surrounding us but are worried about how quickly the snow pack dwindled. Yet after days of gusty winds, we are now getting some moisture. Our annual newsletter will bring you up to date on outcomes of 2014 and what is in the works for 2015. Here is the link-just click and enjoy! Annual...

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Yoga Sessions

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Yoga Sessions

 August 23rd to August 30th, 2015

Om on the range… An open invitation to join the joyful combination of riding your horse and riding your breath…yoga to start the morning before the days ride, and yoga in the early evening to integrate all the sensations of your fabled day. Yogi and massage therapist, Martha McPherson, will be your guide in the pleasures of uniting breath and body in the art of yoga. A massage and yoga therapist living in Boulder, Colo., Martha’s ever deepening knowledge of yoga will be shared with a practical and passionate approach, whatever your level.

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