I took the dogs to the pond…

We’ve had a dry summer. Rain fell everywhere around us, but not here.


The ranch pond a couple of miles from home on a good year overflows its banks. This year it’s a puddle.


I saw the prints of cattle in the drying mud, of deer and javelina.

I saw where shore birds stepped.


And I saw the tracks of bobcat and mountain lion.


About heidivanderbilt

Owner LuckyPup Ranch, Benson, AZ where I raise, board, rehabilitate and retire horses. Recipient of a special Edgar Award from Mystery Writers of America. Married to artist Bernard Fierro. www.luckypupranch.com
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One Response to I took the dogs to the pond…

  1. Kathy Schurdevin says:

    I didn’t know there was a pond. Please show me some day. Kath

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