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A & M Ranch- part 1

Posted on June 10, 2020 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (5)

June 10, 2020 For those of you who have asked about our A & M Ranch, I thought I'd just write about it, (so I don't have to repeat the story each time) :) I realize some of this might be too detailed, but there is so much to this story. First, It's been a faith journey - we never thought we'd be here at this time of our lives.

Part 1:

  • We bought two forty acre parcels back in 2005. That's when I was working FT an...
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Posted on February 5, 2020 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

I read a recent article that titled "Ten things your kids don't want". Really?! How sad, they really don't want those tableclothes and china dishes?

I started this decluttering process a few years before my parents passed. They started giving away some of their things. I digitized their photos, before tossing and giving away the prints.After throwing out photos of trees and mountain (places th...

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THe Lango Ranch

Posted on January 9, 2020 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

There is something about land I really love. Funny thing is..26 years ago I didn't like moving to the country..but now I really enjoy it. 

Yesterday, while I was out working in the yard, trimming the pomegranate tree, I thought how I much preferred taking care of my land over working on some tedious inside responsibilities.

Maybe it is in my DNA. My grandparents were farmers and had a small vi...

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Arnies Alpacas

Posted on January 3, 2020 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

When people visit, they often ask us the story of how we got into getting alpacas. My typical answer is, it was such a random thought/decision. 

Actually when we traveled in the past, we would see signs about alpaca farms and Arnold often seemed interested in them. So we'd visit. Then one day while he was purusing craiglsist he came across someone who was retiring and selling his alpacas. T...

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Looking back 26 years in the Ranchos

Posted on July 28, 2019 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

It was a hot Central Valley summer day, June 1993 when we moved to Madera Ranchos from Fresno. I was 8 months pregnant and not looking forward to the move. 

We had been looking to buy land for 4 years in the Clovis area; yet had not found anything within in our means. When my friend told me about the "Ranchos", I came out for a visit. It was amazing, within 4 weeks, we found and bought our property. It was a sign from God! This was t...

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