Wednesday, May 21, 2014

A Sea of Lilacs

Sends a tide of sweetness, washing over the beaches of our lives. They bloom for such a short time, but they are such a joy while they do.

I'm glad we moved the dwarf pink one up from town. Wish I could remember its name. I bought it years ago with money I made taking care of a neighbor's horse for a while and it is a favorite. Hope the shoot from it we planted for Jeffro does well and blooms true.

Tangerine and Kiwi

Yesterday was packed with doings....cows out, cows in....all two of them. Sick calf doctored on. New kittens fussed and fooled with. My middle name is "sucker" now, as Becky has two of them up in her room. Oh, well, she works hard, but if I smell cat, there will be two new occupants in the barn.

Liz planted some garden while I watched little miss cranky pants. She didn't have a real good day yesterday. Something was hurting, tummy ache or some such thing, and she was not a happy camper. Poor little girl.

Then there was the voting. School budget and board. Glad to see that a local farmer and the father of Alan's best friend was elected. Common sense and business experience is a fine thing in politics and we see way too little of it.

Came home to a good dinner, monster burgers, a Northview recipe and family favorite, and then got to talk to my boy for a while....always a good way to end the day.

His pic was in an area paper, during the tractor cavalcade in the Duanesburg Memorial Day Parade. He is the guy in the orange hat, and the lovely lady behind him is his fiance. Of course we are delighted that he is engaged to a girl who can drive a tractor.....

There it is, all the news that's fit to print......enjoy this lovely, sunny day, for I fear the rains are making a comeback.

Oh, yeah, I forgot...this happened too, right behind my folks' house!


Throwback at Trapper Creek said...

Kitties are cute but the baby in the first picture is the best :)

Throwback at Trapper Creek said...

Kitties are cute but the baby in the first picture is the best :)

joated said...

And I bet you thought getting rid of your herd of cows would simplify your life! ;-)

Sounds like you traded a homogeneous herd for a multi-species one. (human, feline, canine, bovine, avian, etc.)

Rev. Paul said...

No rest for the weary, it seems. Oh - and what joated said. :)

lisa said...

Awesome pictures of Alan and Jen! I see Peggy Ann is sporting some camo!

Breezey375 said...

I personally feel I've got better babies... No diaper, very little crying... Some scratching and biting but minimal and so FLUFFY!!!!!! I guess Pegs is cute too but.... ;)

Cathy said...

A rich wonderful life, drifted round by lilac breeze,
May Jethro's thrive and add its sweetness in the coming years.

threecollie said...

Nita, she flirted with me yesterday. I didn't think she liked me much, but when mom is at work I will do in a pinch. lol

Joated, you know, for a while, it was calmer and quieter and I didn't know whether to relish it or feel useless. Now it is as crazy as ever, with the kids living here and our boy trying to buy a house and extra horses and, and....

Rev. Paul, I guess I was born to be busy. lol

Lisa, it was pretty cool that they were in the paper. And yeah, guess she is a country girl. lol

Becky, Peggy is much cuddlier

Cathy, Never a dull, that's for sure, and after the winter from hell, I am savoring every single day of spring. Truly!

Ed said...

Too cute, and so are the calico kittens..:-)

threecollie said...

Ed, thanks