It was the first time I had ever heard the alarm go off and I realized in an instant it was intended to scare an intruder out of his or her mind. It worked on me.
“Dogs can’t talk, but their DNA can.”
I thought, “this white plastic glacier is shrinking. Time is flying! The dark will be replaced by light. The subzero weather will end.”
As I get to the back door, Peg is standing there. I tell her about the rams. “Do you want to move them now?” she asked. Yes. But then she says, “is one of the sheep dead?” Now why would she ask that?
the suburban weenie in me still can’t navigate Vermont winter roads.
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A trip down to the neighbor’s barn to load 23 square bales in the back of the truck is further reminder that I’m out of shape.
Jack, our one year old rescue dog, sets the agenda for our weekends now. While we still tackle farm chores, picking a good hike to wear us and the dog out goes to the top of the list.
But how the heck am I going to drive 1100 miles back east without stopping?
At the tail end of the task, I would stand in front of the tractor and put a foot on the targeted pile to provide some resistance. This required me to yell out to Kate when to scoop – once or twice I waited too long and almost got myself scooped up!