Hello all! We did indeed get more rain this week, it is soggy ’round here! On Wednesday we got over 3 inches (not quite 3 1/4 inches) bringing our grand total to nearly 10 inches of rain in 6 days. And, still, we’re lucky. A little further south of us they got over 15 inches of rain in that same time period.
But now we’ve had two sunny days in a row! The rivers are receding, the highways are reopening, and those that had flood damage are cleaning up and repairing. Continue reading
Hello all! It’s been a busy few weeks on the farm. Spring brings a lot of projects and much busyness. Some of the things we’ve done are: sort yearling calves off of the herd to wean them and ready them for sale, cleaned the beehive for Dad’s new bees (all of his bees died over the winter, they most likely froze but I’ll tell you all about that in a later post), Continue reading
Spring has sprung again! After having cold, cold weather for a few days we’re back into warmer Spring days. Unfortunately, all of those early budding trees had their blossoms killed off but that’s what happens when things warm up too early. Right now the henbit and dandelions are in full bloom and I’ve got a fierce case Spring Fever. Continue reading
I’m going to start off by posting a couple pictures I meant to post yesterday. I totally fell asleep watching TV last night and woke up at a very unreasonable hour and decided it just wasn’t worth getting my laptop out. So, here it is:
This little nugget was born right in front of me yesterday morning when I was feeding my horse, Zip, and filling the cattle stock tanks.
The pic isn’t the greatest, I didn’t want to spook the mama & baby. This little guy is literally just 5 seconds old!
Spring has sprung on the farm! We started seeing signs of an early Spring nearly a month ago: lots of geese flying north, daffodil and iris peeking through the ground, trees budding out, the Spring peepers peeping, and red robins bob bob bobbin’ along.
Now, Spring is in full swing! Continue reading