Monday, October 31, 2011

Scared of the DARK? Happy Halloween

Just before dark, the Wild Orban Ranch Ghost Cat was spotted in the clutches of the Ghost Witch of Neighborly Pond......
Meanwhile, Blue Mon and the last surviver of the Black Death were on the rampage - until - they discovered their Queen.

Sunday, October 30, 2011


Place Name Age City/state Guntime Nettime M/mi M/km No. ===== ======================= === ================== =======#9 Samuel V. Orban 47 Nowata OK 1:01:30 1:01:23 6:36 4:06 394
Place Name Age City/state Guntime Nettime M/mi M/km No. ===== ======================= === ================== =======#48 Melinda Covey 51 Tulsa OK 1:33:57 1:33:42 10:04 6:15 338
Place Name Age City/state Guntime Nettime M/mi M/km No. ===== ======================= === ================== =======
#52 Mo Rylko young beyond Owasso OK 1:35:38 1:35:27 10:15 6:22 1611

Monday, October 24, 2011


Happy Birthday Brenda!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Ally Marina Samulski

Our newest Samulski was born October 17, 5:40 am, Modesto California. Mama, Daddy, baby and big brother Ethan are doing fine! She weighed 8 pounds and 5 oz, and is 20 inches long. They should go home tomorrow, 2009 Sterling Drive, Modesto, CA

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Taggin' Time

The monarch butterflies are making their way back to Mexico. Their population is down and their prospects for survival, traversing the drought-plagued southern plains, diminished. The late summer rains have produced a profusion of native wildflower bloom, perhaps rendering enough sustenance to get them across the 1000 miles of hell.
  Have captured and tagged 63 of the little critters over the past month...39 in the past couple of days...hope to tag out at 100 before the week is out.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

The Fire Pit

Archaeologists have learned much from the remains of ancient fire pits; what was being cooked and eaten, what type of tools were being used, even how long people were staying in one place. A great insight into the development of mankind.
  Some of what may not be known is what was taking place around those many individual hearths.
Though much of the time these pits may have been basic kitchens and furnaces I'm sure that they served a spiritual purpose as well. One cannot look into the burning embers without feeling the pull of that ancient past. Watching embers rise to the darkness, one cannot escape the connection between heaven and earth. We gather around the fire for each other's company and the great unknown.