Victoria Barkley – Where Are You?

All of the Wilkinsons have been very involved in the AGA and AGJA.  Both Bill and Nancy served two terms on the AGA Board of Directors, and Sydney served on the AGJA Board of Directors, as well.  Bill served as President from 2002 and 2003 and, as such, he had to write a monthly column for the Gelbvieh World magazine.  …

I am a Rancher’s Wife;
I am a Feminist

If a man takes his hat off and stands when he meets me, I am not lessened as a woman. I am elevated as a person.   Several months ago, Bill and I had finished up one of those long days of working cattle. I don’t remember exactly what it involved, but it was around 6:00 or 7:00 that evening …

A Dirty Job – Really

When we were in the design process for the website, we really liked the idea that we could write and post our own blogs about “Ranch Life!” I thought it would be fun to give people an insight to our world, while sharing pieces of our lives. Well, it’s been harder than I thought. What starts as a simple idea …

NWSS – It’s a Love-Hate Thing

I did not grow up showing cattle, much less attending “Denver.” But, if you are from a ranching background, or even just a 4-H or FFA past, and you are from Colorado or just about any other state north of the Mason-Dixon line, it was a part of your life and, probably still is.   For most purebred cattle breeds, the …

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday.   And, my favorite day of the week is, of course, Thursday! I think that in the beginning, It must have been because of the anticipation of the “bigger” holiday of Christmas and the last day of the week.  But, even as an adult, Thanksgiving is still my favorite time. Whether it’s a just …