Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A Blustery Day

Well, well... we went to 81 degrees today, and 
now the Old North Wind is blowing, and we are already down to 61.  
I have all the windows open, and the house airing out... but we expect a high 
of fourty four tomorrow, then back up into balmier weather. 
If I remember correctly, we had snow in both April, and on 
May 2nd last year, so I am hoping we don't repeat that. 


I am so proud of this girl.  I don't know whether it's old age... she will be nine this year, or what.... but she is no longer going after every chicken she sees.  I DO keep an eye on her, by glancing out the door... but I can trust her outside with the henspa flock loose. 


You have no idea of the pleasure I get from seeing the girls and Ferdie and Moe in the yard.  
It makes me so happy, and will be one thing I miss. 

I found this nest in the 4 x 4 pen in the old henyard this morning.  


There were eight duck eggs in it, but I did not know how 
fresh any of them were, so I broke them and fed them to the henspa flock. 

I know where two or three more are, but can't get to them.  That was the one good thing about the ducks being inside two weeks ago, I was able to get pretty clean eggs each morning. 


Last week when Chris was here, he helped me clean the flower beds up a little. 


The chickens have been helping, too!


Can you even SEE Bitty? 

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We've been able to fill the duck pond the last several days, and Abby is SO HAPPY about that!


8 comments:

  1. I didn't know Pugs liked water so much. Your chickens look very healthy and happy. I hope you are rested up from your trip and are starting to pack : )

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  2. This weather sure is nutty. Ours keeps going up and down too
    Lily & Edward

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  3. We have crazy weather too Little Abby is quite silly about the water!
    love
    tweedles

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  4. we are in the midst of dropping 80 degrees. it was 70 here yesterday and tomorrow morning it will be -10!

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  5. Winter is not over here we are expecting more snow 8-12 inches today. We did have 2 days in the 50's to melt a lot of what we did have now we'll get more to take it's place. Hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!

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  6. I always said I was going to get a pug when something happened to Country. I still love them, but have since decided with all the cats that I don't want an inside dog right now. May change my mind when I retire.

    It's 62 today, suppose to be 30 degrees colder in the morning...... I'm so ready for this to be over!

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  7. ICE....we have ice on the road thick this morning and it is 28 outside, we think mother nature is a bigass tease.
    stella rose

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  8. What is it about kids, dogs and mud puddles? You just can't keep them away!

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