Monday, August 15, 2022
WOKE UP A LITTLE BEFORE 6:00 AM AND THE DAY WAS OVERCAST AND GLOOMY …..WATCHED THE NEW WEATHER GIRL ON CHANNEL 12 TELL THE WORLD THAT FROM RICHMOND AND SOUTHEAST IT WOULD BE A RAINY DAY…..i AM 25 OR 30 MILES NORTHWEST OF THAT AREA AS SOON AS I STUCK MY NOSE OUTSIDE IT STARTED RAINING IN BEAVERDAM….HAVE NOT YET CHECKED THE RADAR ON WEATHERBUG……rained most of the day….
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
bush hog paddock big bull 1…..open paddock big bull 2a…start mowing grass again….did the front and along the drive and the trailer lot….had dominoes pizza for supper….day turned pretty as the afternon progressed….temps were moderate…mostly sunny and no rain
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
another oretty day….supposed to be hotter today…..horses were near the open big bull pasture when I went to feed them….had to call them up the cow lane to get them to the stable….my right ankle was being problematic again…..it was swollen and sore so I just laid around on the sofa and let it rest…..didn’t even put a pair of jeans on today…..wore my sweats all day long
Thursday, August 18, 2022
Another pretty morning….my ankle is much improved this morning….the flerd came right up the cow lane as soon as they saw me going toward the stable…..they are eating now…going to ashland feed store in a bit to restock some feed ingredients then home to resume grass cutting…….As I finish this days report it is actually Friday morning….just came in from feeding the mule and dispensing token snacks to the horses…..I did cut grass for a couple of hours and then I got a reminder of an event Thursday afternoon so I came in and took a bath and went to the event…so more grass cutting tomorrow.
Friday, August 19, 2022
Friday morning my ankle was initally pain free but now it hurts a little….I think it is getting better though….another pretty day but it is supposed to be warmer today….
Saturday, August 20, 2022
bush hogged big bull 2a and opened big bull 2b for the flerd…..then started mowing again with the riding mower. Got the whole yard done this morning except for the trimming …..but that never ends….figured out that lace up shoes are agravatting my ankle…..by lunch time my right foot was sore again….spent the afternoon with my feet up and watching some of the old cowboy stars on the western channel. gonna go do the afternoon feeding in a little bit
Sunday, August 21, 2022
Sunday was another do little day…the equines were in big bull field so I once again let them thru the shortcut around the old barn site to go to the stable for their morning handout….they only get a morning handout becaUse Dixie is getting to be an older unit like me….so she gets to eat morning and night….the others just get a taste so they won’t feel neglected….Had a facebook memory pop us over the weekend….it was a ten year old photo I took of Stewart riding Dixie when we went to deleware to look at her….does not seem that could have beeen ten years ago…..we also stopped briefly at Wye Plantation on that trip….ankle is still being a little problematic but much inproved over last week….did mow and close big bull 2b and opened big bull 3a…..i have decided against sowing fall covers this year….save a bit of money and we have grass foujr feet tall that we are grazing now and i have alll fall for paddocks to regenerate. light rain in the afternoon…..I caught up on my Randolph Scott movies