Monthly Archives: August 2013

Photo Friday

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Dog Days of August

This has pretty much been the forecast for every day this week:   Hi 94°   Low 73° with heat index of 100+ degrees. I’m sorta wishing we were investing in a swimming pool instead of fence and pasture. I know I won’t mean … Continue reading

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A new routine & Photo Friday

Times have sure been a changin’ around here.  Not just one, but both of my boys have moved to their college apartments.  Dang.  Talk about change.  Talk about living the quiet life!  I have reminded myself numerous times that this is a … Continue reading

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Sundays should be for slowing down …

and puttering. And church. I admit, I didn’t really want to leave home and go, but I’m glad I did. First, I enjoyed the the early morning with coffee in an adorable mug: The goats showed me how to enjoy … Continue reading

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Monday….

It was definitely a Monday here at Happy Ass.  And ol’ Happy caused me some problems at evening chores.  But first, “oh my aching muscles!” We are at a crunch-time with the fencing and pasture prep for fall seeding.  The … Continue reading

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A visit to the pumpkin patch:

Checking on the pumpkin patch also means checking out Mom’s flowers.  There is always something new blooming.  The pumpkin patch seems to be recuperating from the wilt problem.  Thankfully!  Early in the mornings it is literally a-buzz with the noise … Continue reading

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Spooked by a spider

Yesterday’s surprise happened during evening chores.  I noticed that Abigail, the expectant heifer, needed fly spray applied.  The sprayer is kept in the pig room of the barn, since nothing currently is housed there.  When I opened the door, one … Continue reading

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