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When I went on my usual
morning walk on Thanksgiving, the world delivered a gift right in front
of my bootsteps. My work gloves had been getting holey, but not so bad
I was willing to buy a new pair. So imagine my surprise to find a
nearly new set on the road, soggy from rain but otherwise intact. Score!
The first day of wood chopping means Winter is coming.
We'd gotten so used to
this October-in-December that the chilly rain came as a bit of a shock.
No more halcyon afternoons lounging with the goats. Instead, it's a
delivery of wet honeysuckle then back to fighting the cats for the
prime spot in front of the wood stove.
We won't know for sure
until she fails to go into heat Wednesday, but I'm already starting to
think of Artemesia as a second freshener. She's dried off (finally!)
and is starting to shine back up on unlimited fresh minerals and hay
combined with a daily dose of oats or honeysuckle.
August 28 to November 28
--- three months, four inches of rain.
Some recent high winds whipped
our longest quick hoop out of shape.
Some recent high winds
whipped our longest quick hoop out of shape.
Ken's green thumb isn't
limited to the contents of his
new sunroom. Walking
up to his front door, I was immediately taken by the braided redbuds
lining the walk.
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