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About sanfords

Ex Microsoft Dev for 20 years. Currently retired at my ranch in Idaho near Kooskia. I like coaching Chess for kids so let me know if you are interested in those services.

Some of the nearby sites

The Palouse area is one of the hidden golden nuggets of the west.  Idaho is so beautiful!  Lifewater Ranch is in a deep forest, a little different than this movie shows but the sites here are not far away and … Continue reading

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Milling at Lifewater Ranch

Our renter/caretaker, Mickey Kindred, mills our trees with a small mill and sells them to those wanting it.  Ryan Henry is a good friend of Mickey’s and bought lots of milled wood from Mickey and built his home with it.  … Continue reading

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Kamiah Light Parade

Lifewater Ranch offers good times any time of year.  During the holidays, local communities offer a host of activities and events.  Here are pix from the recent Light Parade hosted by the Kamiah Chamber of Commerce.

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Its time for a new pool liner

This year our old liner gave up the ghost and will simply not last another year.  My helpers, James and Jason took out the old one and we will be prepping it for a new one this year.  See our … Continue reading

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The swing that adapts

Our 50′ swing has three different seats.  One for little tykes (seats two at once or one larger toddler.  One for normal swingers which is just a flat seat.  And one for workout nuts like Jason that lets you do … Continue reading

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Newsletter #6

Again, I’ve been busy but I wanted to update you on our latest activities.  Enjoy!  BTW Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Years 2018 are still open for you to use for a lifetime memory with your family.  Check us out … Continue reading

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Jason Taylor – our current wwoofer

A week ago Jason just arrived via Lewiston Airport from Texas to spend an extended stay at Lifewater Ranch as a wwoofer.  However he does not come from the usual woofusa.org organization but from having known Ben Greenfield. He found … Continue reading

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