Monthly Archives: February 2010

Periscope Up!

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Snow CapThis is the snow on the roof of the old farm house kitchen. In the twenty years we’ve been here we never used that chimney so I capped it off with insulation. With the snow it makes me think … Continue reading

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Big Spots, Little Spots

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Big Spots, Little Spots Outdoors: 34째F/19째F 6″ SnowTiny Cottage: 68째F/61째F

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BigUn’s Bed Head

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BigUn BoarBigUn forgot to take off his nite cap when he got up this morning. It is very common and comical in the winter for the pigs to get up and walk around with a bit of hay on their … Continue reading

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Miss Direction

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Tiny Cottage in Snow BlanketIt snowed. At 3:30 AM we had about 7″ of snow. By 6 AM it was over a foot. By evening it was two feet. A lot and nothing happened between then. Three Wheeled TractorIt was … Continue reading

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Ice Tubes

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Tunnel of IceHere’s one for all the ice lovers. We spend much of our year with water in a solid state. Sometimes we get very interesting shapes, carved by sun, wind, traffic or shaped from molds. Sliding Water ChunksThis ice … Continue reading

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Over Sized Load

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Behemoth BeamWhile on deliveries we saw this mammoth beam bearing down the highway. Twice. One passed us and then a few minutes later another big beam and team went by again. Deja vu! The second time I was prepared and … Continue reading

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Mouse Mark

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Mouse’s Mickey Mouse TattooActually, that is not a tattoo but rather a birth mark and the reason we call this sow Mouse. On her left shoulder she has a beauty mark that looks remarkably like Disney’s famed Mickey Mouse. Given … Continue reading

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Red and White All Over

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Red Pig with White SocksDespite being a Vermonter this little piggy is a White Sox fan… This is a phenotype I have not seen before, a pig with all the same colored socks different from the rest of the body … Continue reading

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Katya Growing

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Katya in a Sun BeamThis photo is my new desktop, an update from this one which I’ve been running with for a good long while. Our ‘new‘ puppy Katya, who appeared in previous post deserves a photo of her own. … Continue reading

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The Second Pig

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Katya Surveys Pigs The photo above is the answer to last Thursday’s Mystery of “Where is Katya?” Several people spotted her. In the above zoomed in version it is a bit easier although she’s still working at blending as she … Continue reading

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