We have had another snow day.
I hate to even mention it, because the northeast and Canada are socked under again.
My heart goes out to them.
I don't know how they cope, I really don't.
My little snow Boston Terrier was eager to run down in the pasture.
So was his sister.
I suspect some coyotes have been hanging out in the woods at the bottom
of the pasture... the morel woods!
We did not get a LOT of snow, but we are to get more tonight.
I swept all the feeding areas so the birds could get the seed.
I spread the seed out so the little birds can get some.
The starlings empty the water fortexes frequently, so I have gone out 5 times already today to
fill them. I just did fifteen minutes ago.
Remember, there is also a heated water receptacle on the deck.
On Friday, I bought more seed. I put a bin right by
the deck (where I used to keep it) and filled it with seed.
It's half-gone now. I'll have to buy more in a few days.
YES, it's wastage, a lot of it, but a lot of it is eaten. I am thinking
about some ways to feed next year that don't involve so much
waste, however.... I want everyone to have a chance.
I keep some critter mix and some shelled peanuts in the smaller
aluminum can. All that gardening stuff will get moved in the spring.
This is ice from a frozen water fortex thawing in the sink.
I try to go out last thing and spill out whatever is left...
I do have some extra fortexes just in case. This one was very
thick, the fortex had been full. It took all day to melt.
As you see, I stocked up on Purina Cat Chow, too, just in
case. The starlings and wild cats appreciate it.
Everyone has been locked in all day today, so they are
all huffy again.
Hens do not like snow, and there was no way they would have come out in it, even though it has been close to 19 for the last hour. It is the last decent temp, we are to hit bottom, and actually go below
zero for several nights. Ugh. However, I am going very slowly and steadily, I just don't hurry. So far, so good.
Some are smart and stay up by the warm ceiling.
I end with cuteness overload, what did I do for fun before I had these two?
Stay warm out there, friends.