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YESTERDAY’S YESTERDAY

Because you all live in my yesterday.  Here are the skies from yesterday’s yesterday – the day before that day – they were magnificent. They seemed to want to speak or warn. Omenish. Full of portent. But the skies words were too slow. Too… Continue Reading “YESTERDAY’S YESTERDAY”

SKY

The sky was a kaleidoscope yesterday. Frequently shaken.

PINCH AND A PUNCH

AS kids, a Pinch and a Punch for the First of the Month brought great and terrible delight. Little girls shrieking, giddy with release, naughtiness, our innate cruelty acceptable for just this moment, at being allowed to pinch and punch and “NO RETURNS” just… Continue Reading “PINCH AND A PUNCH”

NOTHING LIKE A GOOD BREAK-OUT!

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!”

BE THE BUTTERFLY

At last – back in business! After three months of writing on either a tablet or my phone (which was in itself an exercise in patience) at last I have a laptop again. The Matriarch discovered my plight and bought me a new laptop… Continue Reading “BE THE BUTTERFLY”

ROADS

Little showers yesterday. Dark with clouds. Even a mild breeze. And lots of growth.

SHUT OUT

I know. As well as all the other stupid techy problems I have been having then WordPress shut me out asked for my password then would not accept it and then would not accept the new one, then shut me out for a couple… Continue Reading “SHUT OUT”

OTIS

A more aptly named bull I have never met. Evidently this guy never misses a meal, makes lovely strong babies and is very gentle.

THE DUCKS

The ducks are responding really well to their permanent quarters. Living in close proximity to the other birds and pigs has made all the difference. Not to mention me dragging my hoses through here twice a day.

SLUGGISH

The humidity is getting into my brain and turning it to mush.