we have snow on the ground and whipping winds drifting it up. i have drifts up to knees in some places. supposed to start picking up even more now. I have plowed once, and will probably run it again before bed.
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4 inches is to much.
You have had it for a long time.
Went for a walk at the dog park by the river. It started coming down there. It is nice walking in the woods at night when it is snowing.
no kidding, klopklop.
I had to take a vacation day today as my boss wouldn't let me telework. And that really made me see red, because I haven't taken vacation days this month because I am on deadline on a work project. My daughter asked me to take some time this week to help her out, my partner is off this week and also asked me to take time off. I said no because of workload, And now, they won't let me telework today and tell me to take a vacation day. Guess that will tell me not to put work ahead of my own personal interests! I think I am about 24 months from being able to retire and oh, I can't wait.
Anyway, I didn't get any of the 4-8 inches of snow predicted, and from what I can see on 511, it isn't bad in the cities. I think I will go to work later this morning when traffic will be better and after spending a little time with Goldie. I bought kale for her, and will feed her that, scrambled egg, and mealworms. Yesterday she ate another half of a scrambled egg, but her crop is still fairly empty at roost time. day29 now. getting really really old.
I have a hen has been leaving pale green droppings for a few days now. this is not good, but I have no clue who it is.
They are going to move to my shop this weekend. I wanted to do it last week but it just didn't happen and I want to be around for the first few days that they are out there.
Here is a photo of them enjoying their hand me down dog beds after Christmas.
Ha ha they have been a reality for 8 weeks already! My truck got stuck outside and I had to put the garage brooders back together again. Luckily I had 4 people come for chicks and ducklings last week. They got me down to manageable levels for being this cold.... Still have 42 chicks/juveniles here in house and garage that are up to 8 weeks each. Probably about 6-7 dozen eggs in the incubator at this point.... Birds are slowing down on me and got my first frozen eggs yesterday.
Wish list: To replenish the layers that the feral cats demolished last summer. Probably getting just some cheapies from Runnings to start there. My family just wants some eating eggs and I won't let them have mine from the purebred show stock during hatching season. Maybe some easter eggers, australorps, and buff orps to run around the yard. Another biggie on my wish list is to get a buff silkie cock from a friend in Louisiana up here for in my breeder pen. She got a black boy from me and just waiting til after the holidays I hope...