Here is what the temp was on my way home from taking Chris to Garnett. As I got about two miles from home, it dropped to 103. Whew.
I was stunned to see that everyone was okay when I went out to do the waterers.
Every single waterer got done this morning and this afternoon, as soon as I got back from taking Chris home.
This pool was full this morning, to the top... so you see that the ducks put it to good use today. The thing that works so well here is that the pool keeps Swamplandia wet and cool.
And you can see that Mary agrees, and was standing in the small puddle when I got to the yard.
Look who finally found the downed tree, and had a great time climbing up and down it!
As you see, Kelly has no chain collar on. We had one on both Kody and Kaycee, if you remember.
Yesterday, I went outside, and called Kody to put him in his pen with Kelly.
He did not come, and I realized that Kelly was calling me loudly from the chicken yard, and yes, this is unusual because Kody is usually louder and first.
Kody's collar had hooked itself by the little plastic clasp to the side of the 4 x 4 chainlink pen I used to keep the juvenile birds in. He could not get loose, and thank heavens, was standing, but pulling wildly against the chainlink and the BREAKAWAY COLLAR DID NOT BREAK.
No more collars.
Except when they are being trimmed, no more collars. It was too close a call and scared me badly.
Chris and I cut a lot of weedy debris down, and tomorrow, IF it is a little cooler, Keith and I will haul it down to the brush pile in the pasture. I'm leaving the popholes open tonight, because the heat is the worst enemy.
Here's Chris and Me this morning, before we left for Garnett. I remember when he was knee high to a grasshopper!
Now he towers over his old gran!
Today my brother Mike and sister in law Robin celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary... my gosh... I was 13 when they married, and the day was as hot as this one has been.
I can't believe how times flies, but the proof is in the above picture!