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Eviction Notice

3 Apr

I think I’m going to have to give Blaze and Gidget eviction notices to get them out of the yard.  I opened the gate and suggested they go out to pasture.  Blaze just looked at me and took a long drink of the water that doesn’t have geese playing in it.



Then she ambled back to the back yard where Gidget was finishing the last of the corn they had, each in their own food pan with nobody to push them out.  Together, they wander around to eat in the yard and garden.  Later, they’ll go to sleep in their part of the greenhouse without anyone else trying to take their spot.  Wonder why they like where they’re at.

Blaze and Gidget

Blaze and Gidget

Their kids are really getting big and doing well.  André is just too cute with his fuzzy wattles!  Gidget is doing a good job of raising him.



Of course, she has her maa as a good role model.  Amazingly, Blaze is raising both of her kids.  This will be the first time she’s ever been able to raise more than one baby.

Yard Gaots_4636ews

Her udder is such a mess that she just can’t feed her kids.  See her kids (on top) nursing a teat and there’s also an extra teat on each side.  Because they are uneven and different sizes, it just doesn’t work.  Gidget has four teats (on the bottom), but they are all even and doesn’t seem to be a problem.  André  nurses all four!

Top Blaze with Duke and Duchess; Bottom Gidget with Andre

Top Blaze with Duke and Duchess; Bottom Gidget with André

I’m really not sure how to get them out of my yard, but they all seem happy and healthy.  Guess I’ll worry about it when it’s time to plant the garden.

I do hope you’ll come back to join me for Friday’s Hunt.  The items for this coming week are in the top of my sidebar.

Today I’m sharing with Mosaic Monday, Scavenger Hunt Sunday (all photographer’s choice), I Heart Macro, and Macro Monday 2.

Scavenger Hunt Sunday

7 Feb

This week Ashley gave us the following items for Scavenger Hunt Sunday:  frosty, folded, rocky, soft, and dual or two.

Of course, I’m using my two boys for soft.  Tommy and PJ are both soft, sweet, cuddly, and know how to pose for a picture.

Tommy and PJ

Tommy and PJ

They are twins, so that means there are two of them.  This is their great-aunt Muffin with them.

Doe and bucklings_1266ews

I couldn’t find anything frosty, but the hay outside the door was icy.  Hope that’s good enough.

icy grass_1260ews

Why was it icy?  The snow melted and folded over the roof of the building (work with me.  I don’t want to show you my folded laundry) and yesterday it was melting and crashing down.

icy roof_1283ews

Finally, we have Wanda in my flower rocky garden.

Wanda Jane van de Yell

Wanda Jane van de Yell

I’m pretty sure there are no flowers left in there after all the yard goats.

If you want to join me for Friday’s Hunt next week, the items are listed at the top of my sidebar.

I’m also sharing with Shadow Shot Sunday, Macro Monday, and I Heart Macro.

Scavenger Hunt Sunday

31 Jan

The list for this week’s Scavenger Hunt Sunday is:  favorite, angled, curved, cropped, and texture.

Cropped:  Here are a couple of highly cropped images from the visitor I had yesterday morning.

coyote collage ws

I am glad he was just passing by because Llenny was nowhere to be seen.  Llazy lloafing llama.



Curved:  I’m also glad the geese were not out on the very same hill when the coyote went by because I’d prefer they stick around to be annoying and make me laugh rather than being a coyote’s lunch.  You’ll notice the curved lines from where we made hay off the pasture last fall.


Angled:  Speaking of hay, we’re half way through the winter, and you can tell I’ve used some hay from the barn.  Luckily, I have plenty left for the second half of the winter.

barn hay_0837ews

barn collage ws

Texture and Favorite:  Myson was using the dangling, rusty hinge to entertain himself yesterday.

Myson Osboer

Myson Osboer

macro wether collage ws

I’m not going to tell you whether the image is a favorite or Myson is a favorite.  You’ll just have to guess on that one.  Another guess…

If you pay close attention to my sidebar, you might be able to guess what’s coming in tomorrow’s post! 😉

I do hope you’ll come back on Friday to join me for Friday’s Hunt.  If you wish to participate, the items are at the top of my sidebar.

I’m also sharing with Mosaic Monday, Macro Monday, I Heart Macro, and Tom’s Barn Collective.