Monday

Here it is Monday, and I don’t know what to blog about.  That’s the problem with such short days.  I never seem to get things done, so today will be just a couple of random pictures from the last couple of weeks.

The cornfield looks awfully desolate right now.  Hopefully, we’ll have a real winter.  We need the cold and snow to help break down those stiff stalks.

harvested cornfield

Otherwise it will be harder to plant using no-till methods next spring.  We’ll still get it done, but it would be better all around if we had cold and snow.

harvested cornfield

I’m linking these to Mellow Yellow Monday.

You might remember I shared that my dear kitty, Snickers, has cancer.  He is still doing well.  He’s way more lovable and cuddly than he used to be, and he sits in the window staring out at the pastures, but he doesn’t go off hunting much anymore, and he’s dropped from 17 to 13 pounds.

Snickers

Snickers

I keep giving him canned food to make it easier for him to eat.

Finally, I have a picture to share for Barn Charm.

full moon setting

This was the full moon setting over the fields and the neighbor’s barn last month.

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46 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Barbara F.
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 14:47:04

    Snickers is a cutie, glad he is holding his own. Your photos always look like paintings, Teresa. I love the moon shot. I hope you get your snow. I bet Snickers would like a little scoop of ricotta now and then. I know some kitty cats who love it! xo

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    • Teresa
      Dec 10, 2012 @ 14:53:50

      I did give him a little treat of whole goat’s milk one day, but he’s just not into eating very much now. :-( I might have to try some ricotta.

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  2. EG CameraGirl , Canada
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 15:10:40

    I’m hoping for a real winter here too!

    The cat photo is awesome! And I also love that full moon photo.

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  3. TexWisGirl
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 15:50:33

    poor boy, snickers. i hope you get snow just for the moisture alone. :)

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  4. Pat
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 18:10:27

    That’s a beautiful photo of contemplative Snickers. I like the shot of the moon too.

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  5. Carletta
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 19:36:24

    Beautiful shot of the setting moon!
    So sorry about Snickers. This is a wonderful shot of him.
    Just saw on the news this evening that places that should have been having snow haven’t had any. It was 70 here last week – way above normal.

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  6. Barb
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 20:59:56

    Snickers is so cute. I’m glad he is doing well.
    The full moon is lovely over the field.

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  7. Anne
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 21:48:05

    Snickers looks wonderfully content as he moves through this season of his life. Enjoy!

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  8. southwestarkie
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 03:55:59

    Prayers of comfort for Snickers- he is a beautiful cat. Lovely shot of him.

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  9. Alica
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 05:16:11

    Dear Snickers…he could send out his very own Christmas card with that picture! I want to scratch those ears and listen to him purr…

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  10. Tanya
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 06:01:38

    awww big hugs to snickers….i hate that….beautiful photos

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  11. Beth - VA
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 06:27:00

    that moon is wild looking. great view. the cat close. fun!! ( :

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  12. Wandering Thought
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 08:08:24

    Beautiful photos, and I pray that Snicker is getting better each day.

    The last photo is awesome.

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  13. Jori
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 09:55:49

    Lovely fence, field and barn. Cute Snickers!

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  14. Candy C.
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 12:58:31

    {{HUGS}} to Snickers and to you Teresa.
    Love the shot of the moon over the field!

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  15. Healy
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 14:57:09

    Great post, beautiful shots!

    Visiting from MYM- hope you can stop by..

    http://www.cassandrasminicorner.com/2012/12/270-classic-cartoons-to-watch.html

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  16. Andrea
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 15:06:29

    What a beautiful capture of a lovely sunset!

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  17. Lavender Dreams
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 16:25:44

    You got a wonderful photo of the barn with the full moon. That’s a hard shot to get! Hugs!

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    • Teresa
      Dec 11, 2012 @ 17:28:24

      Thanks. It was such a big moon, I really wanted to catch it over the cornfield. Of course the barn and trees and cage make it more interesting.

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  18. Margaret
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 17:28:32

    The barn setting with moon is certainly a wonderful sight! And I know how hard it is to watch an animal slip from being healthy to loosing the battle with an illness. I hate when they show very little/no interest in food. They seem to be braver, more accepting of when it is their time than I am… Hugs.

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    • Teresa
      Dec 11, 2012 @ 17:30:50

      Thanks. Snickers is still hanging in, but that’s a huge weight loss. I’m not sure how much longer I’ll enjoy his company in my life.

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  19. Katherines Corner
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 19:35:59

    God bless sweet Snickers….beautiful photos xo

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  20. Elaine
    Dec 12, 2012 @ 01:38:02

    Love that full moon, and a wonderful shot of Snickers. It’s so hard to deal with end of life issues with a beloved pet, but you’ll always have your memories of him.

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  21. Kathy
    Dec 12, 2012 @ 08:48:06

    Your barn photo has such a dreamy quality. Have a great week!

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  22. Tricia
    Dec 12, 2012 @ 11:16:04

    I’m so sorry about Snickers, he’s a beauty & love the image of him… How long does he have or do you know? Wish there was something I could do, so sad…
    Very beautiful moon, tree, fence & barn capture… everything fits perfectly in the shot

    Thank you for joining =)

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    • Teresa
      Dec 12, 2012 @ 11:29:10

      I’m so glad you host barn charm. It’s wonderful! I don’t know how much longer Snickers will be with me. I just keep offering food whenever I can and snuggling with him. :-)

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  23. Sally in WA
    Dec 15, 2012 @ 17:28:59

    That is a beautiful picture of Snickers. Hugs and purrs to you and him as you deal with his cancer.

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