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I have a terrible head cold. yuck.

I did manage to get both Tex and Chica's feet done on Friday.

Some salvia transplants did get moved.
Now hoping they survive the heat we are supposed to have this week.

I also dug up some ...

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Well, took the second load out of Fawn Lodge today. Looks like this is going to be a weekly thing now. Since George's passing, his brother took possession of the property and has given me the boot. Of course, no mention of the money they owe me. Likely ...

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We begin trail cleanup after the Thursday morning storm. From I have seen so far all trails have issues.
Friday afternoon it was confirmed there was a tornado, actuall 3 in the area. The one near us was an EF 1 with 100 MPH winds. It was traveling ...

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The humidity has moved out.
Much more comfortable.

Stude I use manure tea or the water soluble,cheap generic version of miraklegrow.

So far rides are canceled for the weekend, more rain forecast.

Everyone have a great weekend ...

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It has been sooo humid for a few days.
Unusual her and I hate it.
I feel like I'm melting.
Temps thankfully should cool for the weekend.

Tomatoes are doing great.
I pruned the suckers and many already have tomatoes.
Peppers seem ...

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us but thankfully miss.
Only another 1/2 inch but grateful to miss hail and rotations.

Since it is wet I have been doing some transplanting.
We are rich with salvia starts.
Mostly pink but I have a few coveted red.
I got a couple purple ...

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Horses all wormed.
Even Miss Chica after her usual hissy fit.

It misted this morning.
We have a ride planned for late afternoon if the weather holds.
If not swell we need the rain desperatley.
So far 3 inches for the year???

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My long-time roommate George died this past week. I'm still conflicted as to what I feel about it. That is to say my feelings are rather numb as it hasn't settled in yet. George was sick for a week or so with what Dave thought was the flu. He ...

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Ride.
Tex is the mount.
There is a good chance B can join.
If that does happen I will take Sarcee and she can have Tex.

I will take it easy with Sarcee since her crazy cold weather antics hip strain.
I doubled up her glucosamine and ...

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trees yesterday.
The inch of rain we got just won't cut it.

The Burr oak tree I was worried about came back.
But of course something has eaten the leaves, sometimes I can't win.

Shopping day for Help Center.
A friend helps ...

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She turns 14 today.
Where did that time go?

We did get an inch of rain yesterday.
But a cold north wind came with it.

The hail missed us thankfully.
I would have been angry had my garden been hailed on.
I will devise a cover ...

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says rain for tonight.
Bring it on please.

Stude I hope you are on the mend.

Crawfish fest today.
I would starve if they also didn't have bbq available.
We meet Pilot's cousin and have a nice visit.

Everyone have ...

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I put in 10 bush tomatoes.
I like determinates.
Also did 10 san marzanos because I like them.
Put in 4 green peppers but I prefer poblanos.
I found poblanos so they need to be planted today.

I have 2 fig trees that I started from the ...

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with shutting down Help Center.

Things after Eclipse are back to normal.
Amount of traffic has slowed.
Pilot has a couple appointments in town today.

Great weather except no rain.
Things will start turning brown quickly.

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for this eclipse craziness to be over.
Our towns are overrun.

A state of emergency has been announced.
All businesses are closing and barricading their parking lots.
There are traffic warnings.

I was in town this past Wednesday ...

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Well, we got an inch of snow last night. It's gone now, however it also took all day to clear off. Supposed to rain tonight or early in the morning. As the temps are supposed to be in the low thirties, I fully expect snow in the morning. Honestly ...

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Yeah, that meme on winter argumentatively re-entering the room saying, "and another thing..." So we're supposed to have snow this evening. Torrential rains on Tuesday and Wednesday and snow tonight. Sure seems cold enough at present. The ...

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a Mexican eagle on our ride.
It seemed to be roosting.
Maybe it will stay.

We have a pair of Caracara on the cabin property.
They have been there since we have owned it.

The ride went well.
Tex and friend got along well.
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A ride this afternoon.
Friend on Tex and I'll take Chica.

The wildflowers are beautiful this Spring.
I'm not sure how with the lack of rain.

A cold front came through last evening. Rain missed us of course.
Temps are in ...

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Our friend's arrival schedule is up in the air.
Her movers didn't show yesterday.
A ham is tomorrow so far is the only concrete plan.

Proceeding with all the needs to be done around here.

Happy Easter everyone!

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for more rain.
30% chance for this afternoon.

Our hummers always arrive on March 16.

I heard a fox barking when I went out to feed this morning.
They have lived on this property for years.

Sarcee's split on her front has ...

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Yuck weather.
Other than horse chores we vacuumed the house.

I did some watering and transplanting yesterday.
One mulberry and several salvia gregeii.
Three more mulberries need a home and there are more salvias.
Waiting for more salvias ...

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1st Day of Spring.
I see DaneHaven has seen Hummers. I put my feeders out the 1st day of Spring and the 1st wave will appear within days. I cleaned the feeders real good last weekend so they are ready.
We are expecting an estimate for a new little ...

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How to bring out the shine in your horse's coat? ...

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Of course huge rain event forecast and it all missed us.
I am glad we had no storms but some measurable rain is needed.

It was just damp and dreary all weekend.
The hummingbirds are back and I guess I should get some seed for the rest of ...

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