Hay (Hey) Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Yes, as I was out throwing hay to our flock of woolies they did seem to be commenting on the briskness of the day! The chore of covering the nursery was completed in just the nick of time. Whew! Today, (Sunday) after our first snow of the season, the sun is out and the temperature hovers around 30 degrees. Not so bad, not so bad. A good day for wood splitting, a little deer tracking ( without the rifle today…Sunday), and some knitting. I am scurrying to finish a pair of wool socks as requested by our son, Noah. His birthday just past and since he’s not here on his home turf at the moment, a box of goodies that remind him of his roots was what he ‘wished’ for… a case of Moxie, some homemade whoopie pies, and a new pair of hand-knit wool socks. As one might say, there’s no taking the country…or the love of home…out of this boy.
So that’s our day here, perhaps I’ll end it with a cup of earl grey tea and some almond biscotti. Fireside, that is!

11 comments on “Hay (Hey) Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

        • Clever, clever. The bottom line, every place has it’s positive and negative. Been reading about the fires in California, tragic. The smoke an additional hazard. Hope this all resolves soon!

        • The rain started this morning, and the air is clean here. Most of the region is getting more of the same rain, which helps with the suppression of the fires. It will not fix the fire season for next year. It only delays the inevitable.

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