Tag Archives: Pond

Reflecting Pool

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Lady Lili Relaxing Just a pretty picture of my lady Lili relaxing up in the shade on the dam of Mystery Pond. Last year we lengthened Mystery Pond, moving the dam about eight feet north so it would catch more … Continue reading

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Sunset Upper Pond

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Upper Pond at Sunset in the East Outdoors: 75°F/55°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 74°F/70°F Daily Spark: “Be excellent to each other.” -Keanu Reeves

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Swimmingly

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Tractor Swim Will couldn’t resist getting this photo of the tractor going for a cool swim on a hot day as he was helping me adjust Mystery Pond. Our green machine looks like an elephant. Me Mahout or Tarzan? Hmm… … Continue reading

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Mystery Holes in the Ice

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What could have caused all these holes in the ice??? For the answer hold your cursor here. Outdoors: 18°F/-1°F Partially sunnyFarm House: 52°F/49°F eH2m Sorted grower pigs south to north.Tiny Cottage: 51°F/39°F eH1m

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Upper Pond Sunrise Moon

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September was drier than usual and the upper pond was quite low by the end of the month. October’s rains have replenished it, and all the ponds. The purpose of the upper pond is to be a reserver so it … Continue reading

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Hot Cool Natural Pool

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How many frogs on logs do you see?Count them one, two, three.Sitting in the sun,Playing the beach bum.How many frogs on logs do you see? Think about this before you read on.Click on the photo above for a larger image. … Continue reading

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Counting Frog Eggs

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The frogs have been singing, spring peepers down in the marshes as well as those in our pool, the pig pond and the upper pond in the photo above where Hope is counting frog egg masses by the spillway. In … Continue reading

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Upper Pond Picnic

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Dogs, Pigs, Kids, Rocks, Water, Fire, Food… Bonfire!Today I grilled pastured pork on the bonfire. We we have bonfires we usually cook a stew so grilling is new to me. In the kitchen we typically slow cook big pieces of … Continue reading

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April Bonfire at Upper Pond

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Upper Pond Looking South from BeachOur snow went from 8″ covering over our total fields Saturday morning to virtually no snow by Sunday evening. The upper pond is now free of ice and over flowing the dam with the spring … Continue reading

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