Monthly Archives: August 2014

Mystery Solved

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” Sherlock Holmes Quote -The Hound of the Baskervilles It had been bothering me. I knew this picture of Gabby reminded me of someone. Finally, I thought of … Continue reading

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Staring contest

Ever get that feeling you are being watched? Tom Kitty watches me in the kitchen … a lot. So, I’m used to that. However, I felt more eyes. Lots and lots more eyes. Creepy, heebie-jeebie eyes. Geesh.  I almost feel … Continue reading

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Dance of the butterflies!

I planted a row of zinnias and marigolds along the edge of the pumpkin patch.  It has become the happening place to be (if you are a bee or butterfly).  I have not been able to get wonderfully, magnificent photos. … Continue reading

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Just (trying to) Make the Coffee

Our old Mr. Coffee coffeemaker was breathing its last breath.  The digital display would sometimes fade away to black.  Then, the clock would reset to 12:00 and blink sadly.  Sadly, because when that happened, it meant the auto-brew feature was … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

Gabby was working on a trick this morning.  Which is better than the one she mastered on Sunday.  Sunday, our little Houdini found an escape route out of the pasture.  She led the others astray.  Pig-farmer had to thwart that … Continue reading

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How things change

For my oldest son, who is now student-teaching.

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Visiting make our hearts smile

This week, I spied a beautiful sunrise. and some dark clouds that I thought might bring rain, but didn’t. We also had visitors. Family and friends. A friend has brought her grandchildren out for individual visits to the animals this … Continue reading

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A little Pumpkin Pie

She is rather spoiled.  She moos in the morning for her feed in her barn. Then, she sashays over to the pigs to watch me do those chores.  If, like this morning, I am not watching closely, she will snatch … Continue reading

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An ugly visitor

When a buzzard visits your yard, first make sure you are still breathing (and maybe get moving a little faster!). Then, you might want to check if you need a shower?? Or … skip those and make Pig-farmer dispose of the … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

For today friends:

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