20 Years From Now...

"20 YEARS FROM NOW," Mark Twain said, “you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than the ones you did.”THIS online journal is dedicated to our next 20 years!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Waiting for Spring

Since our arrival at the farm there were so many telltale signs warmer temperatures were just around the corner. This week, however, winter returned with a vengeance.


Last week the guinea hens darted out of the barn each morning to peck for bugs and other such delicacies on the newly exposed grass.


Mourning doves, chickadees, and finches came in droves to the bird feeder on the porch.


The peacocks pranced onto fence posts to survey the arrival of spring.


Brynn and Alice (the donkey) cavorted in the barnyard.


The sun shone, the sky was blue. Spring was finally here. Whoopee!


Then, within hours it all changed. Jessie ventured out of the barn as if to ask how I felt about the sudden change of weather. (In case you haven't guessed, I don't like it!)


How's John coping? He perseveres and takes the dogs for their morning and afternoon walk...no matter what.


Me? I'll hug the wood stove, and do my best not to complain. Yeah. Right. Like that's even possible! ;-)

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2 comments:

  1. I know what you mean!!! However, having said that, your Spring back to Winter pictures are billiant!! Those dogs are beeeeautiful, and the peacock and donkey - Oh my!

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    1. That's why we come back so often, Rosella. It's wonderful to be part of the farm and interact (even if briefly) with the wildlife. The dogs are super. Julie is so smart it's scary, and Brynn is such a loveable teddy bear, I could squeeze him to death!

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