Tag: farmlife

MUD NOW

We are getting rain. Lots of rain lately. I wonder if we will have another wet winter.

HOW DO YOU THINK

Sometimes when I am reading a book I try to make myself slow down by insisting to myself to read every word out loud in my head. I used to encourage my students to do this in exams. Read every word out loud in…

GOODBYE HALLOWEEN

Hullo PUMPKINS! ( sorry for the spelling mistake! I fixed it). A lovely local town donated all their Halloween pumpkins to us! Twenty something of them. And the pigs could not be happier! I am going up to Chicago at Thanksgiving. I want to…

WHERE ARE MY WORDS?

I have loaded my pictures but I can’t find my words.

START IN THE BARN

With the six. And their field. All the oats and corn are gone already. They ate all the best feed first . Being pigs and all. We have late summer colour succumbing to cold frosty mornings. It was quite cold yesterday – it was…

SOAKED

In the last 24 hours we have had hours of heavy rain accompanied by the roar of black thunder so loud and continuous that it became a white noise.

COOL AND MISTY MORNING

This morning. The birds and the crickets make a morning chorus for the dawn. Dense with sound. When I see a dawn like this bright magenta through the fog, I hope my guests are awake to see it.

DOWN THE BACK

The hogs down the back are getting big.

I used to have beautiful gardens. I must have spent a fortune on flowers. Pulling weeds and making everything neat and tidy.

REMEMBER

Don’t read too much into my headings. They are often ( usually) cryptic and probably ( always) without thought. Yesterday’s ‘throw in the towel’ heading was part of my discussion about the endless RAIN!