The wheat has been harvested and my fields have lost their romance. The wheat has gone. It was here – so beautiful and now harvested and collected and gone to be tested for all manner of things before the women at the Mill turn… Continue Reading “Endings”
We have lost the wee fellow on the right he died in the night but these are such sweet shots I thought I would share. Please don’t be miserable. And after such a rocky start he needs a proper goodbye.
Back on the farm and everyone is safe and sound.
Usually everything is pretty calm at this time of year. Until it is not. We all go about our business hoping the feed will hold out. Worrying about rain. Counting eggs, checking gates, checking feed and generally just poddling about. Until we get… Continue Reading “NOTHING LIKE A GOOD BREAK-OUT!”
There are a goodly number of pawpaw on the trees this year. They are liking this long cool spell and plumping up well, so I am watching them carefully. It is very hard to tell when a pawpaw is ready.
Why is this a bad thing? I talk to myself the whole day – of course I pretend I am talking to the dogs. But – however. Thinking out loud helps clarify things. In fact, thinking out loud is a good way to get… Continue Reading “THINKING OUT LOUD”
I am quite sure Molly is pregnant. Well, kind of quite sure.
Little showers yesterday. Dark with clouds. Even a mild breeze. And lots of growth.
Not pretty – but pretty interesting.
As I had extra help yesterday I decided to move the ducks to their permanent area. There is no house for them yet but they had been too long in their out of the way holding pen. Time to get them into the action… Continue Reading “DUCK DRIVE”