Tag: life

A LITTLE BETTER?

I think. As you know the vet came yesterday and Del was diagnosed with a pretty bad attack of pneumonia.

THE CASE OF THE MISSING EGGS

Since I moved the ducks sleeping quarters into the barn their egg numbers have declined.  Only two yesterday. I suspect a skunk. So I have begun a trial. I hate to go backwards but tonight I will herd them back into their old tin…

FENCING COWS IN AND PUSHING DUCKS OUT.

  Yesterday we were fencing. The weather was fine and cool. The ground is getting hard fast but other than that putting up an electric fence is not a hard job. And in this weather it is actually pretty satisfying to put in a…

PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE PIG

To secure his corner in the sun room of the barn WaiWai goes to bed early. Usually about five pm. He settles himself right into the corner of the sleeping area, hugging the wall, as immobile as a very fat little rock. He lies…

TXIKI SAYS NO

TXIKI decided not to go with the herd when I moved the cows on the West Side into the pigs paddock, yesterday. She kept walking to the gate then turning tail and rushing back to the safety of the barn. All day she stayed…

ONE FAT PIG

That’s all I’ve got.  One little fat pig who looks like a topographical map of the world and his rooster. And often I have a plethora of images, though plethora – with its bloody connotations – might not be the perfect word. Surfeit –…

COLDER

The weather channel says it is getting colder.  It is 40F/4C and windy this morning.  Time for an extra layer when I go outside. 

WATCHING CLOSELY

wet and soggy again

PERFECTION

PERFECTION