Wicked Walk 12/31/2014

The last day of 2014 was cold, wet and just plain miserable for all intents and purposes.  Except for reading on the sofa, which is how I spent most of the day.  I read “Water for Elephants” for the second time.  Then I started “All Creatures Great and Small” for the fourth time.   James Herriot…

It’s Raining……..

It’s raining, it’s pouring…..the Silkies are mourning!  Their feathers are drenched, what a dreadful pinch, and they won’t be dry in the morning! Bless her heart, and we are supposed to get around 3 inches tomorrow. Thank goodness for a warm, dry home and a covered coop! Happy Friday all!

Wicked Walk 11/5/2014

Rain is very important.  That is why I am glad we got rain on Wednesday November 5th.  A LOT of rain.  Matter of fact it began raining Tuesday evening around 5:00 and hasn’t stopped in 23 hours.  I was going to go deer hunting today.  I was going to walk for at least a couple…

Tater Tot & The Giant Mushroom

Looking out across the pasture behind our house you might think we had an epic hail storm or weird fall blizzard.  There are mushrooms EVERYWHERE.  Which makes me super-duper happy since I think mushrooms are the neatest thing on earth.  I slipped on my muck boots, grabbed my camera and traipsed thru the slosh to…

Stormy Weather

Addie ran inside at 6:45 this morning “Mom ya’ gotta come see this!  It is SO cool!  And you need to make a blog about it!”  I followed her outside and witnessed an absolutely ominous sky to the north….. I have to admit, I’m a sucker for a good storm and this one promised to…

It seemed like a good idea…..

The past 2 days in Maydelle, Texas we have received an unholy amount of rain.  The first day we got 4 inches, the second day I think we got at least 3 more but I can’t be sure because when we had all that crazy cold weather in January my rain gauge cracked at the 4 inch…

Wet Chick, Dry Chick

Wet chicks mean we got some much needed rain here in Maydelle, the silkies however don’t fare so well…..  I love my silkie, wet or dry!  And we are SO thankful for the much needed rain! Happy Friday everyone!