As awful as the ride up to the north pasture had been, the slog back was even worse.
Mother had told them to wait, that it was too early in the season to take the herd up there, too soon after the heavy rains, but Nick had been adamant that it be done now.
He'd argued that the animals needed the fresh,
new grass available there to fatten them up and since starting on the new fence would have to wait until the water went down it was the perfect time to take a break from the day
to day running of the ranch for the short time it would take to relocate the animals.
Heath hadn't wanted to go.
He'd said he didn't think they should be dilly-dallying about when there was work to be done,
but the fact he couldn't come up with any specific job that needed doing meant Nick had been able to twist him arm and get him to agree to the trip. Something that Nick was regretting now.
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