Monthly Archives: October 2005

Halloween 2005

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The big day is here! Much anticipated it has been! We make costumes each year of paper maché, cloth, wire and foam. The kids plan and scheme for months, doing drawings, planning how moving parts will work, how clothing is … Continue reading

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Transitions

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Dogs at rest… …and in motion. Low 26째F, High 38째F, Sunny. Sponsoring Ads:

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New Chicks

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We got a shipment of 100 baby chicks from McMurray Hatchery. Ben is counting, dipping beaks to give them their first drink of water and putting them under the brooder cover. These little ones will grow during the winter so … Continue reading

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Winter Hay

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John and his son Jonathan brought us two loads of hay today. They also brought a tractor with the special round bale grabber for unloading the bales. That was a bonus I hadn’t expected and greatly appreciated. The grabber lets … Continue reading

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Snow in – Power Out

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We got about 6″ of snow early Tuesday morning and then another two by noon. Wednesday night we got an additional inch or so. It is a very white, white world out there. As always I’m not quite ready for … Continue reading

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Ram One

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Ram One is not feeling sheepish at all… Low 35째F, High 39째F, Overcast.

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Good-byes and Hellos

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This morning we woke to a white world. Last night’s light rain had turn turned to snow. In three quick days we said good-bye to summer, hello to fall’s first frost, good-bye to fall and hello winter! It was a … Continue reading

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Paper Cups

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That is a close-up of the stem of a maple tree. Trees should be approached slowly and cautiously as they do not move out of the way. A few days ago someone left their bumper next to one down the … Continue reading

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First Frost

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Ice coats the pond, hore frost upon the hill and the world was rimmed with white this morning…. After chores we took our van in for inspection and did our fall shopping trip to get store bought goods for winter. … Continue reading

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Blue Sky and Interview

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Today the clouds broke and the sky cleared to a beautiful blue. We actually had a lovely sunrise, our first in over a week, beautiful pink through the morning mists. Kita and Lili walked down to the far end of … Continue reading

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