Faith ~ Family ~ Friends

A 20th birthday and Easter –

what a wonderful way to spend a weekend.

We have been able to celebrate Easter with three extended families and our church.

Friends have visited.

Everyone loves a baby goat kid.

Apr6

Poor little Gonzo wasn’t getting treated well by his mama.  His twin was getting the better end of that deal.  So, for a couple of days … we bottle-fed him.

Apr6MollyPosey didn’t want to be left out …

Apr6Posey

But, who could be mad at that face!?       ^^^

Apr6Maggs Apr6Levi

Plus, Gerty had this big boy:

Apr6Fred

How big was he?  He was soooo big that she couldn’t have him by herself.  I wasn’t able to pull him by myself, so Pig-farmer had to help.  Poor Gerty.

Since this guy was celebrating his birthday,Apr6Dak

I told him to name that new kid.  “What’s your favorite monster?” I asked….  that big, 20-year old kid … never disappoints in creativity.  His reply was, “Fred Fredburger!!”  of  The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy.

Well, I did ask….knowing that he named his cat Trogdor.

sigh

Now, we have a goat named Fred Fredburger.

Then, guess what happened?!

Once Gerty had Fred Fredburger, she didn’t mind an extra and she has adopted Gonzo!  That’s an Easter-weekend blessing, too.

I don’t have to get up in the middle of the night for a bottle-feeding anymore.  🙂

Life’s been busy.

Life’s been good.

I hope you had a blessed Easter weekend, too.

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About Marla Rose

This blog documents country life in central Illinois with lots of pictures, and various other ideas/adventures that come my way. My hope is to make you laugh (or at least smile) and appreciate this life!
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8 Responses to Faith ~ Family ~ Friends

  1. pattisj says:

    Poor Gerty to require so much help! I’m glad to hear she adopted Gonzo. That makes my heart very happy. Looks like you had lots of help with the kids. 🙂

  2. Lovely post … poor Gerty! I guess you call shorten Fredburger to just Fred 🙂 I hope you had a blessed weekend too.

  3. debweeks says:

    Fred Fredburger is adorable as are the others!!!!

  4. Both sets of kids are cute! Glad you had a good weekend!
    Brenda

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