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Chores aren’t exciting

I was startled awake at 4.30 this morning by something screaming.  When the sun came up and I was able to go see what was going on, I found the animals all safe and Daisy was not letting the rams out of their night enclosure.   I’m assuming she had a run in with a coyote and the coyote lost.

Because we are still clearing land of blackberries for pasture, the coyote dens are  being destroyed, which leaves the coyotes looking for new dens.  Hopefully, they will decide the dogs are not worth the risk.  There are many acres next to us loaded with wild rabbits.   They will just have to talk to the coyotes who are in charge and see if they will share some of that land.

Chores are not exciting, but part of the day.   After going to the gym this morning (I have to go or DH doesn’t go, and that is important for him), I went up and did the exciting chore of cleaning the messiest stall.   If I clean it twice a week, it is not difficult.  But if I leave it for a week or more,  it gets too deep and then it is work.

These two babies thought I needed watching, or maybe they just know that after clean-up comes dinner.   By the time I fixed meals, went to the gym, cleaned a stall, and watered the hoop house, I had used up my energy for the day, so I am spending the evening knitting.   It may be another week before I get back to the sewing machine.  I had wanted to finish a quilt this month, but ……so far it hasn’t happened and I’ll be out of town for the weekend.

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  1. Judy Shaw says:

    Screaming in the night, how scary! Glad everything was OK!