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Tuesday Newsday

HAY DAY We decided to bale this mowing of the pasture.  It was so lush and thick with all the rain we’ve had and not too many animals grazing it. There is a lot that needs to come together for … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

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When photographing a donkey…

one must be quick! Happy was happily munching his hay, while my assistants enjoyed the sun, when he noticed me snapping pictures: Hay!  I mean…HEY!  What are you lookin’ at? Can I help?  How about a closeup? Donkeys love to … Continue reading

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Oats for the goats

Well, pig-farmer and I made the trip to pick up our two, bred goats Saturday.  Meet the new girls: I haven’t named them, yet.  If I had, I would name the one on the right, “Squirt.”  You see, she developed … Continue reading

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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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Spring has …. not sprung!

But, you said … today is the first day of spring!! I’ll just have to go back to sleep until the crazy, Illinois weather agrees! Sorry for the blurry photos…it’s the best my phone could do!

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Hay! Well … Things to be thankful for in a drought.

I am finding myself increasingly cranky about the lack of rain and heat. Particularly the lack of rain. After all, it is the end of July … so it should be hot. But, some of this heat and humidity should work … Continue reading

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