Musings of an everyday woman . . .

Reflections on living and loving life . . .

Fast Friends June 24, 2009

Filed under: Animals,Farm — everydaywomanusa @ 6:18 pm
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We’re so delighted that Annabelle, our huge Shire, has taken a liking to some of the “little guys” in the barnyard.  Annabelle and Whinny, our mini-horse, hit it off right away.  After all, they are in the same horse family, more or less.

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But what is so absolutely sweet to see is that Annabelle (Mom-to-be) has also taken a shining to our Baby Bull, even showing a bit of a maternal side, protecting Baby Bull from the llamas, who aren’t always so nice to him.  Perhaps Annabelle is practicing for what’s to come?

As I stood in the rain taking these photos today, sometimes I feel like, OMG, this could be the barnyard in “Charlotte’s Web.”  How lucky are we?

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Sunday Stroll: Walk with my Valentine/s February 15, 2009

Filed under: Farm,Living Green,Sunday Stroll — everydaywomanusa @ 6:41 pm
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I took advantage of the thaw today to get in a stroll with my Valentines, both the two-legged and four-legged kind!

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The wooded trail along the river was beautiful— and mostly without snow today!

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Of course, Duke had to stop to take a drink from the brisk, cold river.

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We saw some interesting sights along the way . . .

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Crossing the covered bridge . . .

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Duke stops for another drink with the workhorses, as we stop to feed them.

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Buds on the forsythia show the promise of spring.  I couldn’t resist plucking a few to bring inside to force open.  I just love the happy yellow of this early flower!

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All in all, it was a great day for a stroll with my Valentine!

To see who else is strolling this Sunday, visit the Quiet Country House.