The day dawned bright and clear.
The grass, did indeed, look like diamonds.
I fed and watered this morning, and it was brisk, but not too bad.
Inca has laid down to eat ever since she was a small cria.
We let this one sleep late because he stayed up late watching cartoons (Grandma's have eyes in the back of their heads).
We sat at the kitchen table in togetherness and read the morning paper in the "dark", without turning the lights on, and talked quietly before I went to church. Abby found a shaft of sunlight to listen to us.
Here's Keith this afternoon, starting to lay out the hoop house. Notice he's in just a sweatshirt. I had a heavy coat (my adorable chore coat) a warm knit hat, and gloves. I was at the other end of the yellow tape.
We had plenty of help
Bessie was out there too, but out of the picture. She loves to run around the yard, and is getting more and more engaged with us. She's able to hold her own with the pugs, too.
While Keith tapped in the side stakes, I wandered over to check the chickenyards. For the THIRD TIME today, I found this:
Note ring of starling poop around it, and starling poop in it.
I filled them AGAIN.
Wandered back across yard to find that Keith had been busy.
Took picture from different angle. Check out the sky behind Keith.
Within 30 minutes, the color changed, the clouds came over, and everything was gray. Our beautiful day went away.
I finished up chores while Keith came in to see Phil Mickelson win the golf tournament. We experimented with putting the hoops together, but are going to report on that in another post.
While I turned my back, they invaded the wild bird feeding station. Sheesh. If you biggify the photo, you will see at least five of them hanging on the suet feeder on the pole at the left.
When I finished, look who was finishing up his dinner and waiting for me!
He is so tired tonight, he did a lot of walking and running today, and it's hard on an old gentleman.
It took over an hour for this post to post the pictures, so I'm off to catch a little of the grammys and the second-to-the-last weekend of Downton Abbey.