Magazine article Sunset

Tulare County, CA: Anjelica Huston; the Actress Shares Her Thoughts on Ranch Life, Old California, What She Grows in Her Garden, and the Difference between Riding Horses in the Movies and Riding Them in Real Life

Magazine article Sunset

Tulare County, CA: Anjelica Huston; the Actress Shares Her Thoughts on Ranch Life, Old California, What She Grows in Her Garden, and the Difference between Riding Horses in the Movies and Riding Them in Real Life

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On seeing her ranch in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada for the first time. It was winter. Very barren. Coyote country, I thought. I came back in the spring, and it was lush and beautiful. And there was an old adobe from the 1920s.

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On fixing it up. I raised the roof on the adobe. That's actually quite a lot, raising a roof.

A day at the ranch. At about 7 a.m., I hear the click-click of my dogs' paws on the floor outside my bedroom telling me it's time to feed them. I put on coffee, look at the beautiful garden, and decide whether I'm going to ride the horses before they eat or after they eat. Usually it's after. Then after you ride, you might take a nice plunge in the pool.

The evening meal is about 7 or so. When my husband comes up, his son usually comes too and they barbecue. Ribs, chicken, sometimes fish they bring up from town.

On the joy of growing her own fruit. Every time I came up, I'd bring a tree to plant. A lot of fruit. …

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