Tag Archives: snow

The Need to Blog

My mind nudges me.  I must blog. ImustblogImustblogImustblog.  It is therapeutic to me. Until I have problems loading the pictures, anyway. Friends and family have asked, “Are you still blogging? I haven’t seen one for a while.”  A blogging-friend even … Continue reading

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Piglets were born 2/25/15

After getting snow, snow and some more snow, it is nice to have something that feels like spring. The pastels of yesterday’s sunrise were a beauty to behold. Farm babies feel like spring. Being born is hard work.  These babies … Continue reading

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So, it snowed.

Which was completely unnecessary in my humble opinion. I mean, I know it is pretty and all that stuff, but it is November 16th!  Winter, by my calendar, is not until December 21st. The animals didn’t seem to mind too … Continue reading

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Week in Review

 And it was quite a week! Speaking of baby goats … I just happen to have a few more pics: The snow, the drifts, the wind, the bitter cold, the extra chores made it a bit crazy – but oh, the … Continue reading

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More of Frozen ’14

During the storm – before the bitter cold: The temps drop and the winds play havoc: This is exactly what I think of this storm, too, Miss Abigail! Drift-busting – Pumpkin Pie style: Safe and sound, back in the barn, … Continue reading

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Frozen in ’14! Monday, January 6, 2014 in central Illinois

Holy white-out it is nasty out there! This was the view Sunday from my dining room window. The cats were happy to sit on my lap while I read. Last night and this morning, the chores were rough!  The blowing … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 5th … in central Illinois

The snow is coming down: The cars are parked and the chores are getting done: The coffee has been made and enjoyed: The chili is cooking and the rolls are rising: And the weather?  It is only going to get … Continue reading

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