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Sunday January 19, 2014
Sunday, January 19, 2014      4 comments

ahhh...another year arrives. Winter is getting old as usual with the occasional perks of a bit of green peaking up from a dried pot and off and on sunny, mild days. I got through the worst cold spell and was able to supply buckets of warm water ... Read more
The Day after Christmas
Thursday, December 26, 2013      2 comments

Laundry finishing. Animals fed. Trailer out. Mom is on her way home from my brother's home. Ready for getting back to normalcy.... Read more
November 16, 2013
Saturday, November 16, 2013      2 comments

So far this Fall has been rumbling along in a good rhythm...two sets of white twin lambs. I enlisted my friends at work to come up with names this time. Hansel and Gretel, Sandie and Andy and now I have a colorful ewe lamb out of Patches...half ... Read more
November 1
Friday, November 01, 2013      2 comments

Good morning. Halloween past...not much activity out our way...dark country road. The town had a celebration downtown and Mom and I went to the gym for a good work out. Bright and sunny out this way...dew glittering and vapors rising from ponds.... Read more
one more note of amusement
Friday, October 25, 2013      2 comments

If I am going to have to get up every few hours with elderly dogs experiencing degrees of renal and cardiac disease at least I can be entertained by the content of some of my dreams...like the one where I am so enthralled that I reach out to tou... Read more
October 25, 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013      3 comments

This has been an interesting night and two days...feeding animals after work on Wednesday I saw something kind of odd hanging in the rafter above...some twenty to thirty feet up. Upon hearing a blood curdling cry and a bit of fluttering I decide... Read more
October 22, 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      5 comments

Seems odd to be in one place for awhile...get comfortable and then just fade a bit...lose attention and get a bit off track...seems like an eternity but just a month...so I am back and needing to gain some focus. I have been getting to the gym... Read more
Sept 23...late
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      4 comments

Awake with a bothersome knee...flared up and better with Tylenol but going to try Aspirin now after a cup of warm cocoa. I suspect I was up on it too much today at work. Slow days are the worst because I tend to run myself ragged finding things ... Read more
September 22...Fall reprieve
Sunday, September 22, 2013      2 comments

Really happy that the temps are pleasant. The animals are feisty and well. Mom is listening to sermons and I have placed four shrubs and planted one...getting a start on a north wind bread on the arena side of my barn. Blue skies, sunny....cool.... Read more
August 31...Tale of a Bunny
Saturday, August 31, 2013      6 comments

Saturday, Aug 24 at the hay barn ..just past dark early. Sandy the half Sharpei dropped her squealing protester on the dirt floor. On closer scrutiny the tiny objector appeared to be an infant bunny...eyes and ears still tightly closed but clear... Read more
August 21...in a blue moon...happy blue
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      1 comments

I am so thankful for my day at home. Work is very intense this time of year and longer days as we scramble to get everything asked of us done. I slept in rejoicing in the ability to go back to bed after getting up to take dogs out and feed at 3:... Read more
Sunday, Aug 17, 2013
Sunday, August 11, 2013      2 comments

I was pleasantly surprised to see that the very anemic ram lamb I have been treating with B complex, honey water and a dose of Ivermectin is still alive this morning. He was disinterested in food and hay yesterday morning on and very lackluster.... Read more
Saturday, Aug 10
Saturday, August 10, 2013      2 comments

The smell of sweet, fresh hay was apparent even with the truck window up and A/C on as I rolled into the big barn. Getting out of the truck, Sandy, the half Sharpei danced up...all happy...and wet. "There is nothing so friendlier than a wet dog"... Read more
August 8
Thursday, August 08, 2013      1 comments

Charlies dentistry went great yesterday. The Rockwall Equine Center are excellent at handling my ponies. I feel very confident that this will give Charlie an edge at his training. He was comfortable after ...grabbing a mouthful of grass on our w... Read more
Monday, August 05, 2013      1 comments

The weekend zipped by...avoiding the heat and keeping water buckets full. The animals are handling the heat well enough...grazing and seeking out shade to rest...me, pretty much the same. I spent some time going through book shelves and picking ... Read more

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