Happy Birthday

2 Feb

Minnie and Meg are celebrating birthdays this week.  Some time.  I don’t know exactly what day, but they were just a few days old when I brought them home.  They didn’t even have horn buds.  Now they are twelve-year-old ladies.

Megora

Megora

Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl

I have to say, I am quite impressed with my girls.  I do adore them!  Although, I do think Minnie should quit fighting.  Just saying.  I’m sharing with Song-ography.  Yep.  Happy Birthday song!

I’m also sharing the woodpecker for Wild Bird Wednesday.  I love that I can open my door and these little guys don’t fly away because it’s much clearer than shooting through the distorting kitchen window.

Downy_0900ews

I do hope you’ll come back on Friday to join me for Friday’s Hunt.  The item for this week’s hunt is at the top of my sidebar.

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29 Responses to “Happy Birthday”

  1. TexWisGirl February 2, 2016 at 4:47 pm #

    awww. happy birthday to those two old ladies!

    • Teresa February 2, 2016 at 4:56 pm #

      Yes! They were part of the group that started the whole goat farm.

  2. daystarhomestead February 2, 2016 at 6:06 pm #

    Congratulations on your babies yesterday!!! They are soooo cute!! How is it possible for does to get bred through a fence?? We don’t want that to happen!!!

    • Teresa February 2, 2016 at 6:48 pm #

      Well, Fionn has figured out how to do it. I admit, I may have yelled on more than one occasion, “Kizzy, back away from the fence,” when she was in heat.

  3. Freda Mans February 2, 2016 at 8:01 pm #

    Happy birthday to the gals!!

    • Teresa February 2, 2016 at 8:26 pm #

      I never thought they’d make it this old. I am thrilled to have the around yet and doing well!

  4. tomthebackroadstraveller February 2, 2016 at 8:37 pm #

    And how does a goat celebrate its birthday?

    • Teresa February 2, 2016 at 9:07 pm #

      Minnie decided to prove she was young by going out and fighting. Meg just stayed in. I was horrible because I forgot to take them a treat of peanuts. I’ll have to do that tomorrow.

  5. DeniseinVA February 2, 2016 at 9:28 pm #

    Happy Birthday to these two sweet ladies.

    • Teresa February 3, 2016 at 2:12 pm #

      Thanks from Minnie and Meg!

  6. Jeanne February 3, 2016 at 1:36 am #

    Well I guess you’ll have to give Minnie and Meg extra peanuts for all the Happy Birthday wishes from your readers! That’s pretty neat that they have made it to 12.

    I really like the picture of the woodpecker. It’s such a beautiful bird!

    • Teresa February 3, 2016 at 2:13 pm #

      I certainly will! Tonight.

  7. Gattina February 3, 2016 at 4:45 am #

    Happy birthday to both ladies, they look great !

    • Teresa February 3, 2016 at 2:13 pm #

      They really are doing well for their age. Meg is starting to look old, but Minnie looks great.

  8. Eileen February 3, 2016 at 5:54 am #

    Happy Birthday to Minnie and Meg. I love the woodie shot. Enjoy your day and the week ahead!

    • Teresa February 3, 2016 at 2:13 pm #

      Thanks, Eileen. I love the woodpeckers.

  9. EG CameraGirl February 3, 2016 at 7:41 am #

    Isn’t it amazing how fast kids grow old? 😉

    • Teresa February 3, 2016 at 2:14 pm #

      It’s scary how fast they grow up and grow old.

  10. Lea February 3, 2016 at 8:44 am #

    Beautiful girls!
    Love the woodpecker photo, too!

  11. Sharon Wagner February 3, 2016 at 9:03 am #

    I love the tail count photo!

    • Teresa February 3, 2016 at 2:14 pm #

      This year’s tail count is Litha’s twins from last year, Jake and Jenny. 🙂

  12. kmcblackburn February 3, 2016 at 10:21 am #

    Happy birthday to EWE (very bad pun, haha). Thanks for sharing at Song-ography.

    • Teresa February 3, 2016 at 2:14 pm #

      Yes! Thanks from Minnie and Meg.

  13. Alica February 3, 2016 at 3:52 pm #

    I guess Minnie thinks she’s old enough that she can fight if she wants to! 🙂 Happy birthday to the beautiful gals!

  14. pattisj February 3, 2016 at 11:46 pm #

    12?! Happy birthday!

    • Teresa February 4, 2016 at 6:42 pm #

      They are getting old. I don’t know how it happened, but they are.

  15. Pondside February 4, 2016 at 8:17 am #

    I’m sure that Minnie thinks she’s just hitting her prime, and “a gal’s gotta do what a gal’s gotta do”……and she’d tell you that goats like to fight!

    • Teresa February 4, 2016 at 6:44 pm #

      I know, but I am still going to tell her to take a break. Let someone younger do the fighting.

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