Category Archives: Happy the donkey

Happy is as Happy does

Dusk told me it was time to start gathering my tools and project supplies and start thinking about what I was going to make for supper (popcorn). Movement in the former goat pen caught my eye.  It is the only lot … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

Why? Because we all need to remember to play. So, why not do something fun this weekend? Friends, this weekend I hope you have a ball!

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Sunday smiles

I was short on pictures this week – but Happy, the donkey, was a willing subject yesterday. Do you notice the beautiful green?  Unusual for central Illinois in early-March. For this week, my friends, I hope you savor a treat!

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The little things

Sometimes, it’s the little things that brighten a week. Like a frosty morning Happy hello. It’s now daylight as I cross the Kaskaskia River on my drive to work. And I love small towns. Especially my small town of Shelbyville. … Continue reading

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Winter in Illinois can challenge a person to look a little harder for nature’s beauty.  Luckily, I got to see and photograph this sunset. A walk in the timber, overlooking the Kaskaskia River, rarely disappoints, too. Plus, the energy exerted … Continue reading

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Happy, my ass.

This is my post I had to put on Facebook this evening:   Marla –  feeling disappointed.  This guy is the Grinch and Ebeneezer Scrooge both!! He refused to load in the trailer to participate in the Live Nativity. I am … Continue reading

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A star is born?

Pig-Farmer received a call the other day. A local church annually produces a live Nativity scene for the public to drive through and visit. They need a donkey and wondered if Happy would oblige.  We said, “Yes!”  Now, we hope … Continue reading

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