well, tonight we have one of those 20% (wishful thinking) chance of rain forecasts,, and by god, it’s out there somewhere. I can hear thunder, and while out a few minutes ago, I thought I could even smell rain, but so far, not a drop. But I will continue to think wishfully. 🙂
had a treat tonight–first cantaloupe from the rapidly fading garden. From the vine right to the tummy–even still a bit warm from the days heat. Doesn’t get any better than that, and I’m not even particularly fond of cantaloupe—specially if it’s store bought. Just sorry that the person I planted the vines for couldn’t be here to enjoy the fruit of my labor with me. Hope there will still be some on their return in a couple of weeks.
Bottle babies are 5 weeks old today, and while a little bit smaller than their siblings who are with momma, they sure are getting big, hyper active and mischievous just like a little goat should be. I’ve been taking them into the pen in the evening while I’m feeding and watering the herd.–tonight, Cinnamon, the smallest of them all, was having a head butting contest with her brother who is the biggest of the 4. Double wide would try to break it up with a little nudge, but the two little ones would just go right back after it when she would turn away. Snowball, the other bottle baby, was enjoying a similar contest with what must be her niece–her mother’s daughter’s (from two generations back) first baby born during the past winter. Seems like a size mismatch doesn’t mean a thing when it comes to goat contests.
Well that’s the way it is today on the Hunker Down–Time to start getting prepped for tomorrow.