This week started off with the littlest country kid still sick with strep throat. No matter what we did his fever just wouldn’t break. He ended missing school the first two days of the week, only to go back on Wednesday and then be off for Thanksgiving break. But I am happy to report he is all better and back to being his piss and vinegar self.
The week was spent preparing for winter, hanging with the critters, and having a lovely Thanksgiving meal. While it was just our small family and a friend’s daughter who is going to college near us, it was festive and fun. We watched the Macy’s parade and ate till our tummys were fit to burst. There is nothing like quality time spend with people you care about to put you in the holiday spirit! Yes, I might be humming Christmas carols as I type this.
|Look at em all snuggled up together! I still don’t understand why the ducks want to sleep under the chickens, I mean they will probably get pooped on from above. Ducks are silly. But it appears everyone is loving the new roost and nest box set up.|
|Sweet boy is still down and out for the count. His temp is still over 101, so no school for him. And yes, that is a farming magazine in his bed. My kids read quality bed time material!|
|When you’re on google maps street view helping your oldest with homework and see your dad! He was looking straight at us. Of course we had to call my folks and have a good giggle.|
|This is what I have to deal with since it is getting dark earlier and earlier. Pool time is over, guys! Time to head into the shed for the night so the opossums don’t get you. Come on, let’s go…. Move it…. Now, guys. Naughty little ducks….|
Throw down a little new straw and it keeps em busy for hours! Chickens have OCD.
Every piece of straw needs to be put in just the right spot!
|Thanksgiving pies! Cherry for the littlest country kid and pumpkin for the oldest. Oh who am I kidding, they are both going to have a piece of each, at the same time, because they are little pigs like that.|
Well someone is certainly bright eyed (and possibly bushy tailed) in the morning!
Yes, Cinder, you are a pretty girl and mommy loves you very much.