Author: Salient Partners

By Jacob Peter Gowy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Economics

The Icarus Moment

A juvenile red-tailed hawk took up residence near our farmhouse soon after we moved onto the property, now eight years ago. The girls named him Indiana Jones, which is a wonderful name for a hawk, and his daily kreeeeeees thrill […]

Good Job!
Economics

Good Job!

Every dog needs a job. It’s how they make sense of their place in the pack. It’s the key to a Good Dog. You don’t have to tell dogs what their job is. They tell you. Maggie the German Shepherd? […]

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Economics

Coyote-math

The smartest animals on my farm aren’t my bees (although they possess the genius of the algorithm). It’s not the horses or the goats or even the dogs. The barn cat is pretty smart, but only in fairly limited circumstances, and […]

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Economics

Clever Hans

This is Bali, a three-year old mustang mare we adopted in 2016 from the Bureau of Land Management, trained by daughter #3, Haven. Vast herds of wild horses still roam out West on federal land. Officially categorized as an invasive […]