Odds and Ends

5 May

I took advantage of beautiful weather on Friday evening and Saturday to take lots of pictures for the blog. Nice weather has been hard to come by this spring.

Anubis and Pluto

We had a freeze warning last week, so I checked on the fruit trees.  I’m not sure I’ll have many plums.

The cherries look more promising.

The bleeding hearts looked a bit droopy the morning of the freeze, but they have recovered nicely.

I’m not sure Sky is really sniffing the violets, but I’m going to pretend that’s what he’s so interested in.

Sky

The summer birds are coming back!

Eastern Kingbird

I enjoy hearing them sing.

red winged blackbird

The shagbark hickory buds are opening.

I will admit I was a bit surprised to see a raccoon out in the middle of the afternoon.

I was relieved when I yelled to ask what he was doing and he ran away from me instead of towards me with foam coming out of his mouth.

Nugget and the girls are also enjoying the weather.  They like to come out and scratch in the dirt.

Nugget and some of the hens

The goats like the nice weather too.  John is doing well, even though I weaned him.

John

Blaze is looking much better than she was earlier in the spring.  Pasture has helped her put her weight back on.

Blaze and Trooper

Aurora is enjoying being back with the other girls and the bigger pasture.

Aurora

I have to say, I’m grateful for a couple of nice days because this coming week looks like it’s going to be raining most of the time.

Bob Cat

Bob might be spending a lot of time napping in the barn to stay dry this week.

4 Responses to “Odds and Ends”

  1. Jeanne May 5, 2019 at 4:27 pm #

    I really enjoyed reading it all. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Claire Moxon-Waltz May 6, 2019 at 5:43 pm #

    Aurora looks so good! She really has made an excellent recovery thanks to your care. Lovely to see the blossoms on your trees – I hope you get a good fruit harvest despite the frost. Buds are not yet opening here so we have a little while to go.

    • Teresa May 6, 2019 at 6:35 pm #

      I’m actually starting to think I might be able to quit worrying about Aurora. Maybe. It’s a good feeling.

  3. Starr May 10, 2019 at 11:07 am #

    Great pictures. Glad you are finally getting your Spring. Enjoy!

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