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Guest Post: Jack Hopkins, Plumas County Logger

This is one of the most interesting guest posts I’ve posted. Most people don’t think of logging when they think of agriculture, but sure enough, it’s part of it. The small community, where we summer our cattle, used to depend … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Etta Grant and Sammie Brown

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll remember I started searching for people in an old family photo album of mine. These photos cover an interesting time span for my family, from the late 1800’s to the 1980’s. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: May 4, 1947 “Shirley”

This is another photo from the envelope labeled “Sammie’s Friends”. This photo has “To Sammie, A swell guy, Sincerely, Shirley May 4, 1947” written on the back of it, no last name, no place. This looks like a high school … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: The Brown Home

It has been a few months since I have posted a Throwback blog. It’s time for a good one. When my Grandfather died, and the rest of the family was fighting, I quietly slipped away with all the pictures I could … Continue reading

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The Poo Table

For as long as I can research, and for as long as family lore goes back, our family has always wintered cattle in the Sacramento valley (Butte County) and summered cattle in Plumas and Lassen counties. It’s just how it’s … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Good-bye

Quietly we loaded the bull #55 into the trailer…he has an injured stifle from a bull fight earlier this spring. He must be sold. He is so gentle and kind to humans, walking into the trailer that was parked in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Active Environmentalist

Mountain lions were not a subject I planned on writing about. Right now, in California, it’s a rather polarizing topic. However, recent events have made it necessary for me to share something with my Readers. A couple days ago a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Living and Working in the Times of My Grandma

Sam Brown Jr and the chuck wagon – cattle drive. Plumas County.

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