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Wild Rose

5 Jun

Did you ever have one of those days that was so hectic and busy you couldn’t even find the energy to blog about it?  That was my day.  That means you get a wild rose for today.

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Tomorrow, I’ll start filling you in on today.

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It might take the rest of the week.  I will be around to visit all my Friday’s Hunt participants as soon as I can.  I have updated my sidebar with the items for next Friday.

Sharing with Macro Monday, Monday Mellow Yellows and Shadow Shot Sunday.

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Goats and Goslings

29 May

Last night Vixen didn’t want to go back out to pasture.  She was trying to rest in the Love Shack, but the geese on nests tried biting at her when she was trying to get comfortable.  So I put a panel across keeping her safe from the geese.  Bud also decided he didn’t want to go out to pasture.  He hurt his back leg and I think the meds the vet gave him were wearing off.  I gave him another dose of pain killer/anti-inflammatory medicine, but he was flopped out (on top of a goose nest) acting like he was dying.  The other goose on her nest thought he was a bit melodramatic.

African goose, Bud, and Vixen

African goose, Bud, and Vixen

Bud was feeling better again this morning, and he went out to pasture.  I do still have Vixen shut in.  I’m not sure when she’s due, but her udder is big enough she’s rubbing it raw (the little pink triangle).  I figure she can rest and eat hay in the Love Shack until she kids.

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When I went to go get her some hay, I opened the door and saw this.

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When I came back to show my mom, there was another gosling!

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Aren’t they cute! I love how they are snuggled together!  With so many eggs left under her, who knows how many she’ll end up with.

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Hopefully, someone will be able to actually raise one or two.

Finally, here’s random picture of my goofy Fionn.

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He had been trying to head butt a fence post when I said his name.

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

Today I’m sharing with The Good. The Random. The Fun., Monday Mellow Yellows, Macro Monday.

Mostly Wild Flowers

15 May

I found some wild flowers in the pasture during my walks this weekend.

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I like the way the lamb’s ear was growing in the old stump.

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I also found a little bug.

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There was also a little toadstool.  Sadly, no morels this year.

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I also found another columbine in the yard.

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The geranium is from my house.  It was a mother’s day gift from two years ago (I think).

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I do hope you’ll consider joining me for Friday’s Hunt.  The items for this coming week are at the top of my sidebar.

I’m sharing today with Macro Monday, I Heart Macro, Shadow Shot Sunday, Monday Mellow Yellows, Today’s Flowers.