My mother use to have a beautiful border of peonies when I was growing up. I always looked forward to taking them to my teachers at the end of the year when I was in elementary school.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
The end is near. For the pears that is.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
J and I spent the day at a farm auction. 120 acres in 3 tracts with a nice 1 story house. The land was very level with beautiful mountain views. We briefly entertained the idea of bidding on it until the opening bid was our final amount.
There was a very large crowd, more of a fair atmosphere than auction. Everyone enjoyed visiting and the weather was beautiful. J did lament that he should have been home cutting wood instead.
Friday, November 18, 2011
What do you get when you blow up a few of these,
Monday, November 14, 2011
Work, work, work. I had to work this weekend but was off today so what did I do -work. It was a beautiful day and J had planned to work the fall cows and calves.
Friday, November 11, 2011
After the great ride in the South Carolina Sandhills riding around in the arena here is a little tame. So, election day after J voted and before I did, we hauled the horses a few miles up the rode to the Virginia Highlands Horse Trail for a short ride. We rode about 1 1/4 hours up the trail, turned around and came back.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Time for the round up and weaning.
Sound like we will be hearing a little complaining for a few days.
Monday, November 7, 2011
J wanted to hike Mt. Rogers for his birthday celebration this year. We don't always make the horses do all the work.