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Snow On The Donkey Whisperer Farm

12 Dec

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A few precious photos of our little farm blanketed in snow.

The damp and cold does not play well with the large surgically installed screws in my pelvis. I miss snow shoeing, and playing in the snow.

After weeks and months of gray and rain the snow seems to brighten everything up in the Pacific Northwest.

Old man winter brings more work on the farm as the hose freezes, forcing water to be hand carried.  Horse and donkey poop freezes and sticks deeply into the ground it’s really the only time the poop is not picked up twice a day on our little farm.

Does not matter as when the snow melts the poop seems to be everywhere making more work playing catch up. 

Blankets need to be added and changed and well winter on the farm is a bit more work but each step is a blessing.

Never forget how blessed you are if you get to live on a farm with animals.

Remember horses and donkeys like warm water so get a heated bucket for their barns make sure they can’t bite the cord.

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I want to say “Thank you honey” my husband comes home after working hard all day at his job it’s dark outside now.  He put’s his head lamp on so he can find the donkey and horse poop he is the best husband a woman could ask for.  My husband Scott does all the heavy lifting for me and well my husband has made it possible for me to keep my little farm in the midst of trauma and a permanent disability.  My husband is my human angel!

GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!
 
8 Comments

Posted by on December 12, 2012 in animals, blog, Dog, donkey, horse

 

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8 responses to “Snow On The Donkey Whisperer Farm

  1. nancyloswald

    December 13, 2012 at 12:09 am

    Loved the photos. We just had our first snow here and below freezing temperatures. We’ll take more snow anytime as we’re in a severe drought, so send it our way if you get any extra.

     
    • Donkey Whisperer Farm

      December 13, 2012 at 12:14 am

      Hi Nancy,

      Thank GOD we have not had any snow this year. The weather in the Pacific Northwest, Washington is mild this year still got to get thru the next 90 days as we have had some snow in April some years. This weather is a bit easier than the last few years for sure. Where in the world do you live?

       
  2. Sand Spring Chesapeakes

    December 13, 2012 at 12:36 am

    Very pretty farm with the snow all over. Have a great day.

     
    • Donkey Whisperer Farm

      December 13, 2012 at 12:37 am

      Thank you for reading my blog and thank you for taking a moment to say hello. I love you doggies and enjoy your blog too.

       
  3. Marilyn

    December 13, 2012 at 2:28 am

    Thanks so much for taking a look at Communicating Across Boundaries! I’ve just been perusing your site – beautiful pictures that capture how much you love your farm!

     
    • Donkey Whisperer Farm

      December 13, 2012 at 2:36 am

      Hi Marilyn,
      Thank you for reading my blog and for taking a momment to say hello. Nice to meet you via the blog world.

       
  4. Carolyn Hughes

    December 13, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    Love the photos and how sweet of you to say ‘Thanks’ to your husband! Wishing you a very Happy Christmas :)

     
    • Donkey Whisperer Farm

      December 13, 2012 at 3:53 pm

      I love my husband so very much – Hard times can make or break a marriage I can honestly say we are stronger now thanks to Jesus.
      Thank you for reading my blog and thank you for taking a moment to connect.

      GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!
      Melody

       

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