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Monthly Archives: January 2007
Rafe’s toys in the snowed-over garden, waiting for the spring thaw when the digging can begin again. Bitter cold again today, with wind chills from 20 to 30 below. The kind of cold that can literally take your breath away.
From this on Friday… to this on Sunday…
Patti had warned me that Muscovy ducks might not be the brightest of the animal kingdom. The temperatures plunged this weekend, with highs in the low single digits and windchills at 20 below. When I went out to feed and … Continue reading
A short but exhilarating ride Matt is sure to make a pile of snow for the kids to sled down and tunnel through. The trickiest part of Olivia & Rafe’s adventure was keeping the sled from sliding down before they … Continue reading
Ava stops eating snow long enough to pose for me. Not feeling very verbose tonight, just tired. I have to be up extra early tomorrow, to go to the middle school and accompany band students as they practice for their … Continue reading
11 ducks have finally smartened up and spend their time in the vacant broiler shed, though they were all on the creek today (but 5 came when I called them!) 2 still camp on the creek. I found my favorite … Continue reading
The snow has ended for today. Haven’t heard what our total accumulation was, but it looks to be about 4 to 6 inches. Best of all, the wind hasn’t picked up so it’s really pleasant to be out and about. … Continue reading
Canon Rebel XT, 50mm lens This is “Salmon”, our Salmon Faverolle roo. (Original namers, aren’t we?) He’s the lowest roo in the pecking order, and yet he’s most likely the highest maintenance bird we have. Sunday I was headed back … Continue reading
This was the sight that greeted me after work today when I headed out to feed the chickens and ducks. Immediately I set down my pail of hot water and trotted back to the house for the camera. That’s what … Continue reading