Archives for January 2015

Doink Has A Boo Boo

If you follow me on Facebook, (You do, don't you?  Please?) you'll know Mr. Doinkers somehow injured himself. He got a booboo.  An owie.  And I can tell you, when the pig ain't happy, nobody's happy. Especially me. Last week he started limping.  Dramatically.  Not walking on his front left foot.  There was no visible injury.  It's very hard to watch a pig limp and I could tell he … [Read more...]

Ten Reasons I Love My Pig Doink

In an attempt not to drown in photos, I've been trying to make sense of my iPhoto library. I've divided it in two, so now I have a library full of photos of humans and one full of photos of animals.  The animal library is twice as big as the human one.  I think that's because digital cameras weren't invented when the kids were young.  I may be kidding myself. In sifting through the thousands of … [Read more...]

Then There Was Sunshine

Even though this is one of the gloomiest starts to the new year, we live in Colorado.  There's gotta be a gorgeous day of sunshine eventually.  Thank goodness one finally showed up!  I don't know who was happier—the animals or me. We all spent the day in the barnyard, soaking up the sun.  There were chores galore for me, but being able to spend time outside with the animals was simply glorious. … [Read more...]

Wintertime Blues and A Sick Goat…Maybe

It's been a rough start to the new year around here.  Excellent Son Sawyer came down with a very nasty case of mononucleosis while here on winter break from school. Yuck! My computer keeps crashing. Ugh! I'm driving myself crazy because for some reason I can't seem to finish anything I start. Aargh! Then there's the weather—it just keeps draggin' on with clouds and cold and snow. The dreary … [Read more...]

New Year’s Wishes From The Barnyard

Happy New Year, everyone!  I've got no intentions/goals/resolutions to share.  Just a few pics from the barnyard.  The animals were in rare form recently and as usual had a lot to say.  Think of it as their little New Year's gift to you :-) So from our barnyard to you... And... (Shared at Simple Lives Thursday, HomeAcre Hop, Homestead … [Read more...]