Little Nest

I found this fallen nest this morning while out feeding my critters. My mind can't help but go to the little owl who's been hooting a lonely, somber hoot for days, if not weeks, every morning before the sunrise...(the one I mentioned here only days ago: https://adonkumentary.com/2022/11/02/little-owl/) I did hear her this morning, long before... Continue Reading →

Spinning Compass

It's just before 5am; I know this because I've been laying awake for hours wishing that sleep would take me, but she hasn't. Somewhere in the distance, a dog barks which stirs the nerves of our new pup. A fussing rustling comes from the large dog crate at the end of the bed and awake... Continue Reading →

‘Twas the Night Before Donkmas ’21

More rapid than eagles this year has flown byWith many days laughing, so we do not cry.The best we can do is peer up and aboveAnd lead with our hearts, to each other, with love. https://adonkumentary.com/2020/12/23/twas-the-night-before-donkmas-2/ What this season means may differ for youBut please know you're loved; this is quite true. - Jess &... Continue Reading →

An End

The sun’s retreated beyond the piney treetops as I’m driving in my rickety-red truck due south. The heavy, low-hanging clouds are reflecting the sunset so brightly that the neon pinks and oranges seem unreal---a dramatic sky spray-painting. I’ve been on the road for over four hours hauling a trailer behind me which is carrying a... Continue Reading →

It Bites

Ranch life just got more real. For over two years now, King Ranch, Little Foot and I have been exploring the ever-offering wonderland that is our small ranchette in nowhere, Texas. We’ve seen the souls of donkeys (although not the bottom of them because to get there would require years and years and probably some... Continue Reading →

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