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Scenes from the Farm in Winter

admin February 3rd, 2011

These were taken before the 18 inches of snow that fell the other day, so you can actually see the ground, but the scene is still basically the same – white, with scattered critters. We’re all definitely starting to dream of spring!

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The creek in winter

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Asher at the Creek, exploring.

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Isaiah, finding material to repair our (very primitive) footbridge

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Hauling wood is a daily chore. When the snow is falling hard, my fuzzy, frosty spouse looks vaguely like a yeti after a few loads ;-) .

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With all this weather, it is good thing all the stuff in the root cellar is still holding up! At least we don’t have to worry about shopping between storms!
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Ducks in the Snow!  You see snow, we see a future puddle!

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I bet you didn’t know that goats could smile at you, did you? Well, Calendula says “hi!”

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Mina the Milk Truck and her daughter Poppy come out and check things out.  Don’t you admire our beauty?

I do not fear winter! I am Jessie the snow goat!

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Maia and her girls, Marshmallow and Licorice, however, see absolutely no reason to go out in the nasty snow when they could stay in the nice cozy barn. They are fairly sure their server will be by with another flake of hay any minute.

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Toasted Marshmallow the rooster says “Come back soon! Bring snacks too!”