at The Portuguese Water Blog.
She posted a Winter picture
to help us all cool down.
We remembered that we had some
good Winter pictures that didn't get posted
because we were so busy last Winter
entertaining you with our puppy pictures.
Right after Mom read The Porties blog to us,
she went outside and was pleased to see
10 turkey poults, or as people who live here say,
"widdies" crossing our yard.
She then recollected how she fed the turkeys
when the snow was so deep in the Winter.
if we get up at night,
we look out the window
and see our solar lights
sparkling around our yard.
Now that it's Summer,
there is a large fan in this window -
Mom was afraid these "witches fingers"
were going to break the window last Winter.
Many of you know that we've just finished
with the haying on our farm -
when we have a cold Winter,
we have to feed at least 2 of
these huge bales a day.
Mom fed them last Winter
and now that it's Summer,
she chases them away -
those little buggers can eat a rose bush
before you can "turn around twice".
have replaced the snow crystals
as we look across the fields at night.
Many nights, we try to catch them.