Good morning. I am finally back in the land ice and snow. It is impossible that I am still in the same country the change is so profound. I was delivered home to dinner waiting and the fire going last night with champers chilling by the door. It was a delight. Before I ate I quickly zipped through the barn but in my California clothes I lasted about five minutes.
Each animal is clean and well fed though all are still in the ‘hunker down and bear it’ stage. This February is cold. I was freezing doing the rounds this morning!
Both the Dutchies are clean, calm and growing and I think Lady Aster’s udder is starting to thicken a bit. We will see. The man who sold these two cows to me said they were due to calve late spring so let’s hope he was right. Late spring would be good.
I hope you have a lovely day. Now I am going to rev up my sour dough starter, unpack my bits and pieces, get the washing on and later I will go out and muck about in the barn. Plus I am going to candle our eggs again tonight!
It is good to be home again.
Love your friend once more on the farm,