I am ever so humble by all of the wonderful Birthday wishes! Everyone of you have made me feel very special indeed.
It is still cold here. The back door always has ice on it when we wake up in the morning, ALTHOUGH, it was warmer last night….it only got down to -5*. I’ll take it! The closer to zero the warmer it feels. Of course ABOVE zero is really nice.
The rancher has moved his spring’n heifers onto the farm. The dogs and I have enjoyed these delightful ladies. (a spring’n heifers are female cattle about to have their very first calf. They are first time-to-be-Momma’s).
Since Terry had planted the corn all around the house this is where the cows want to be. They like to sleep in one of the draws at night, then with first light they come walking over to the corn fields.
I delight in their looks of interest as I move around in the house.
At first the dogs tried barking the cows away from the fence…the cows just looked at them as if they were some annoying fly or something. What’s a house dog compared to a coyote?
Come on, now get real!
No more barking, but the dogs do go and sit by the electric fence watching the ‘girls’ as they munch along enjoying the dried corn stalks.
If the weather man is correct…happy dance…we have a warm-up coming by this weekend. Anything around or above 32* will make for great delight for me. I have fire wood to sort, chicken pens to clean and hay to haul in closer to the house. Not doing it in bitter cold will be wonderful.
Then again….do I want to do it in mud!?!?!
It means I don’t have to wear five layers and a hat and hoodie to ‘get’er done’!