I’m feeling better today, I’m still far from right but I know that I am through the worst and am focussed on healing now. The tests yesterday indicate that both wrists need surgery and tomorrow I have further tests. Please keep us in your thoughts.
So, what’s been going on whilst I was in “la la land” …..Greg, Quatre and Ursula have been really busy and much has been achieved in the Greg’s “must do” book. But not all has gone to plan…with great anticipation my rugged cowboy set out to continue training Quest, our 19 hand Shire gelding. Hot on the heels of a very successful training session with much missed Wesley, one of our WOOFer Interns, Greg determined to ride Quest. Sadly, Greg had not consulted the horse and Quest had VERY different ideas on how to spend a hot muggy evening. Typically Greg confidently set about saddling up our underemployed equine, just as typically I set about making sure that, short of a parachute, Greg was equipped with every safeguard known to man to prevent the intrepid cowboy from being injured. Call me selfish but I have become very attached to my stubborn husband, oh and just as a side thought,… him getting broken right now was not such an attractive option, two “brokens” does not add up to one “fixed”! So, I hate to say it but he should have observed my pessimistic observations though, in his defence he did make an admirable eight seconds and though his exit was less than elegant, it was honourable !! I do wish he would consider heeding my pessimism occasionally although I was very happy to see him armoured up with his back protector and helmet before he left the stall. I think it possibly saved him from a serious spine adjustment!!!!
Quatre and Ursula got trained up on the fine art of sharpening a chainsaw blade…and the even finer art of using one. I wasn’t around for the occasion but by all accounts both did a great job and it was high fives all round. I would love to have seen tiny little Ursula get to work with the chainsaw, (shades of chainsaw massacre comes to mind !) she happily reported that she had always wanted to use a chainsaw and her huge smile reinforced her statement.
Greg and Quatre have almost completed the culvert across Cow Lane, and it only remains to add a ton of quarry stones to save our feet from getting wet in the Winter. It has been a project that the Conservation District have been enthusiastic about but not quite as enthusiastic as Greg ! Thanks for all your hard labour Quatre,
Ursula has been hard at work in the farm garden and the chickens are happy to savour the fruits of her labour. Everything Ursula does is done at the speed of light, she is winning the war of the weeds and daily thanks US for allowing her to work so hard. Thanks Ursula, what are we going to do when you leave?
The survivor of the two lambs that had apparently been on some dogs dinner menu appears to be very slowly making signs of recovery. The poor animal has a very ripped ear ( that’s English for an ear that has been chewed on) and clearly has many scars that indicate Fido and his friends have for a while entertained themselves by mutilating resident lambs. The little ewe may have had a very sad history…but it has very quickly come to recognize the grain bucket and learnt that carrots means treat time.
Well, it’s time to go, got an early early start in the morning, take care, keep safe, M