This morning we woke to heavy fog and a light rain. When I went to let the chickens out of their coops, the birds were so happy singing in the trees.........a lot of them. Looked like black birds. It sounded like a chorus of birds! Then off would go one rooster doodling and then another. It was not cold this morning........ so it was very pleasant to be outside walking around the farm. I opened the Potter's Shed to find the horses huddled together. You can see in the background how heavy the fog was. Looked beautiful!
Now to continue my journaling about Willow and her babies.
I took a pic of the new sheep pen for Willow.......we have a little more to do and it will be finished. Thought the fog was beautiful.
Twig is very very curious.
Leaf kept scratching his ear. He kept doing it until he almost fell over. It was sweet to watch.
Willow brought her babies back to a shaded corner in the sheep pen that we were working on. It was interesting to watch, because Willow kept digging into the ground.
The only thing I could figure was she was making a cool place for the babies to lay. The ground was cooler under a few layers. Smart Momma. If any of you with sheep have a different explanation........please let me know. I want to learn from anyone who has information about sheep! I am reading my book, but it will take awhile.
Coming back HOME!
She went back out to feed a bit and then the sun was starting to go down. She started to come back. The babies were hopping a bit and running around. PRECIOUSNESS!!!!!!!
Willow came back up to where we were working and then........
Willow turned and took her babies into her shed all by herself!
She is a very smart Momma!
While she was out feeding we brought some company to her shed. These are the CHRISTmas chicks that I incubated last CHRISTmas. They crawl all over my feet when I by them. Very sweet chickens. The big Cochin roosters are bothering them so we thought we would get them used to being out with the sheep. I have them in a cage in the pen right now and after about a week I will let them out. They will live with the sheep.
Twig again had to see what was going on here!
Babies were tired from a very long day.......it was so nice to know that they are now here on our farm.
Thanking my Father for these precious gifts. I know without a shadow of a doubt that He gave them to me. I prayed and He
so graciously answered with a yes. There is something that happens........ when I watch them. I am so thankful they are mine.
Today I will be transplanting some of my tomatoes that I have in the house. Here are some that I transplanted about a week ago. I have them under a big plastic tub when it is cold. Then I lift it when it is warm outside. I am trying a new way with some of my seeds. Here is where I learned how to do this. I am not doing it with all my seeds, just some to try it out.
Go here and read...........A Garden For the House
I also started my Shasta Daisies and Forget Me Nots this way.
It is like a little greenhouse. The Shasta's are on each side in the large plastic containers (we get them at work) and are doing very well. The Forget Me Nots are just coming up after 2 1/2 weeks. They will already be used to the climate. I open them up during the day and shut the lids at night when it is cooler.
I will thin my radishes today! I still have so much to get done before I go back to work on Monday!
I have loved every minute of my vaca!!!!!
Hugs to all you precious ladies. Thank you for your sweet comments. They truly bless my life!