Hazel is Killing Me

8 Jul

Hilda and Hazel are Helen’s girls that I weaned and put with Millie and my new moms.  Well, Hazel is killing me.

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They are supposed to be on the same side of the fence.  Don’t give me that sweet innocent look, Hazel.

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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve chased that little girl up and down the fence line through thistles and nettles, tripping on the tall grass as she’s frantically yelling and trying to figure out how to get back in while the sun is setting and thunder and lightning are approaching.  And sometimes, just sometimes when it’s the middle of a nice afternoon, I ignore her being out and when I come back, she’s looking all sweet and innocent on the right side of the fence.

Hilda (top) and Hazel (bottom)

Hilda (top) and Hazel (bottom)

You’re killing me Hazel.

Sharing with Alphabe-Thursday where the letter this week is H.  H is for Hazel (and Hilda).

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38 Responses to “Hazel is Killing Me”

  1. Mary Ann Yoder July 8, 2015 at 3:43 pm #

    Oh, my goodness, gritting your teeth time!

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 5:23 pm #

      There might be a little swearing too, but Hazel isn’t telling.

  2. Mrs M R Adamson Adamson July 8, 2015 at 4:05 pm #

    She better behave when you are not there next week

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 5:23 pm #

      She has been getting better, but they are also checking to make sure she’s back in before dark.

  3. Anonymous July 8, 2015 at 6:10 pm #

    We had the same problem with a sow and six piglets we fostered for a couple of weeks. Half piglets would get out and mum and other piglets would scream until we put them back in- only to go through it all again an hour later!

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 7:29 pm #

      They do know how to drive a person crazy!

  4. artmusedog July 8, 2015 at 6:12 pm #

    Sweet post for H ~ Hazel photos are adorable ~ am sure they all keep you busy ~ This time it is Hazel ! ~ Sweetie!

    Happy Weekend coming to you,
    artmusedog and carol

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm #

      Thanks. It certainly does depend on the day which one is keeping me on my toes. Hope you have a great weekend too.

  5. TexWisGirl July 8, 2015 at 6:34 pm #

    love the last photo.

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm #

      Thanks. They kids love playing on that tree. It went down in a storm the year Millie was a kid.

  6. Pat July 8, 2015 at 6:37 pm #

    I like the shot of the two goats on the fallen tree.

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 7:31 pm #

      Thanks. They have a lot of fun climbing on that tree.

  7. Adrienne Morris July 8, 2015 at 9:02 pm #

    Tonight we spent in the mud trying to catch our new timid buck to trim his hooves and worm him. Only took about an hour. 🙂

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 9:05 pm #

      Just an hour? That’s not too bad. 😉

  8. SarahBeth ~ Along Magnolia Lane July 8, 2015 at 9:09 pm #

    Hazel just likes a little adventure!

    • Teresa July 8, 2015 at 9:10 pm #

      She likes the rich alfalfa.

  9. Jeanne July 9, 2015 at 12:29 am #

    Hazel is a little rascal isn’t she! She and her twin are both beautiful! I hope your goat caretakers have better luck as the week goes on, at keeping her in!

    I hope your week is going well!

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 7:52 am #

      She’s been out the last two days. They also get to gang up on her, so I hope it’s been easier for them to catch her.

  10. Gattina July 9, 2015 at 2:54 am #

    What a naughty (but so cute) girl !

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 7:53 am #

      She’s lucky she’s cute. That will only last for so long.

  11. Stewart Monckton July 9, 2015 at 3:36 am #

    I suspect that keeping goats may be good preparation for looking after teenagers!!

    Stewart M – Wilsons Prom National Park, Victoria, Australia!

  12. Rocky Mountain Woman July 9, 2015 at 12:07 pm #

    Little stinker!

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 6:05 pm #

      She is a brat! Even worse than her maa.

  13. jesh stg July 9, 2015 at 12:18 pm #

    Ouch, in my mind I can see your frantic scramble along the fence -to fetch Miss Drama Queen:)

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 6:05 pm #

      I hope you’re laughing, because I’m sure it is comical.

  14. Freda Labianca July 9, 2015 at 6:00 pm #

    What a character!

    • Teresa July 9, 2015 at 6:06 pm #

      She is the evil character!

  15. Anne July 9, 2015 at 8:40 pm #

    Hazel is strong willed! Naughty Naughty Naughty!

  16. Sherry July 9, 2015 at 10:29 pm #

    They make you smile. I am sure. Thanks for sharing.

    • Teresa July 10, 2015 at 2:36 pm #

      They do, other than when I’m chasing and yelling at Hazel.

  17. Sarah July 9, 2015 at 10:33 pm #

    Hazel, Hilda, Helen ~ too cute. Thanks for sharing your girls.

    • Teresa July 10, 2015 at 2:36 pm #

      I love sharing them. Thanks for stopping by.

  18. lmkazmierczak July 10, 2015 at 2:25 pm #

    Great H story…hope you get the problem solved♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/hazy-sun/

    • Teresa July 10, 2015 at 2:38 pm #

      It will be solved quite soon; I’m going to take her to the sale barn.

  19. Jenny Matlock July 22, 2015 at 2:51 pm #

    Honestly! What a fun little post! Hazel sounds quite ornery. And really, really smart!

    Thanks for the smile and for linking to the letter H.

    A+

    • Teresa July 22, 2015 at 2:53 pm #

      They are both smart girls; Hazel might be a bit too smart.

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