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The Ranch Wife’s Wardrobe – Jeans

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Back when I was young, jeans (although more commonly known as Levis) were considered the sort of thing one wore for gardening or horseback riding. They didn’t come with sequins or embroidery. They weren’t pink or emerald or bright yellow. … Continue reading

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Dirt and the Dress Code

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A ranch wife must be able to make her peace with dirt. Dirt is ubiquitous, permeating, omnipresent, pervasive and abundant. It comes into the house on work boots, irrigation boots, tools, animals, small children, vegetables and the slightest breeze. If … Continue reading

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Ranch Laundry

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I’ve never had a conversation with a ranch wife in which the issue of laundry did not eventually come up. That’s because ranch wives and farm wives are constantly dealing with all the tough stuff: ground-in dirt, mud, grass stains, … Continue reading

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