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Disappearing Snow

2 Mar

We had a lot of snow on the ground, but a week of warm weather means that snow pack is shrinking down.

Saturday morning: Odie not looking happy about the snow still covering the ground; Maybeline

The ISU cows are coming back over to eat instead of hunkering down and waiting for hay deliveries.

I don’t think she likes me.

My girls up north have started exploring the old garden area.

Trace on the tree; Victoria, 2TC, and Blaze behind; Ruby to the left

Onyx and Ruby

Victoria running with her girls

I added Trace to the mix, and she seems to have adopted Blaze and 2TC.  I think that’s a good thing.

Trace with 2TC and Blaze in back

With daytime highs in the forties and fifties, the snow is rapidly disappearing.

Sunday mid-afternoon: two days before this, it was pretty much solid snow pack.

That makes us all happy.

Another Hoarfrost Dump

11 Jan

I promise this is the last big post of just hoarfrost pictures.

Caroline and Flora

Aphrodite, Flower Joani, Myson

Marin, Penelope

Odie, Aurora, Maybeline

Odie, Aurora, Maybeline

Aurora and Maybeline


But there might still be a few more that get snuck in here or there.

Social Distancing

9 Jan

The visiting ladies are pretty content out on the cornfield.

ISU cows

I generally say “hi” when I’m close to them, but they still are not too sure about me.

The other day, it looked like they were a bit jealous of the goats getting hay.  I thought they wanted room service too.

Cupid eating with an audience

I tried talking to them, and they took off.

They acted like I was a coyote coming after them.

All I did was offer them an ear of corn.

That was a resounding “no” for an answer.

That’s okay.

Bambi, Maisie, and Cupid

My girls were happy to try a bite of it.


Bambi was actually pretty good at getting some off the cob.