Kayla Raut

Kayla Raut has created 4 entries

  • On the Porch with Lonesome Lady Ranch

    His hooves are the size of dinner plates and his head is as big as my torso. Kent stretches forward, dangerous horns curving up to sharp points, and licks my hand in search of a tasty snack.

    I’m afraid the enormous steer is out of luck though…all I have with me is my camera. Undeterred, Kent […]

  • On the Porch with Dodson Plantation

    Rolling hills and groves of pine trees splash past my windshield as I cruise down an East Texas road, a spiral bound notebook and hand-me-down Cannon camera riding shotgun as always. My sights are set on the next farm I get to visit: Dodson Plantation.

    I drive through several small Texas towns; passing old storefronts whose […]

  • On the Porch with Neverland Garden

    A little girl peers past her uncle’s legs at the overgrown plot of land he’s just bought. She takes in the tall weeds, the twisting vines, the rundown sheds that can barely hold up their own weight, and to her little girl eyes every last bit of it is beautiful. She looks up at her […]

  • On the Porch with Zillmer Farms

    Driving out to Zillmer Farms feels like driving into the heart of Texas. A gentle canopy of pine trees shades the roads, and the blue sky stretches on until it is lost in the boughs of an East Texas forest. When I reach the farm, turning down a simple country road, looking out over rolling […]