may have been the last of our winter weather.
Fingers crossed.
It is 31 this morning. The forecast missed again by ten degrees.
It stayed overcast so not as cold as expected.

Volunteer day for me. Maybe can leave early.
We are hoping ...

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Keep horses in, put them out? Looking at radar it looks to be a miserable morning, cold, wintry mix. I think they will stay in. I have to come home at lunch time to take my sister to the Doctor so I will let them out then.
Wife's eyeball #1 surgery ...

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Texas is closed.
20 degrees this morning.
And the high temp will only be 25!!!!
Some sleet and rain overnight.
Horses are fine.
Getting ready to go feed cattle.

Everyone keep warm! ...

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Have the day off and will be taking the wife to have cataracts removed from eyeball #1. In two weeks eyeball #2 will be done.
After hitting the 70s last week the cold is back. 21 now and some teens expected later in the week.
Taking horses out ...

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Joy, it got up to 60 yesterday. Six this morning and it is 9degrees and snowing. It rained most of yesterday.
I made some minor repairs on the cat deck yesterday to help the feral colony weather this next cold/snow spell. They seem to prefer the ...

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Six am here and it is 54 out. Heavy rain. By sometime tonight it will plunge below freezing and the rain will go from rain to freezing rain to snow. Locals always say if you don't like the weather here, give it some time and it will change.
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So I bought a new to us one today.
A 3 horse slant bumper pull. I know I already have one.
But this one is all aluminum, 7' wide and 7' tall.
A slightly larger tack room.

It should accommodate the black monster and wide enough ...

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and meetings.

The calf was born. Momma and calf were waiting separate from the rest of the herd then Pilot went to feed yesterday morning.
So their "Sun" name theme will work? Momma is Sunidae, Sister is Sunnidee.
Calf is all brown ...

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Not here.
Today patchy drizzle before 9am, then a slight chance of showers after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 62.
South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
At least it is warm. Sunshine is coming ...

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Sorry you easterners are getting walloped.
We are in for some good weather at least for the next week. 50-60*s for highs and 30-40*s for lows.
Never ever am I going back to cold country.

Austin is too-ooo weird! Good you got passed over Hunterseat ...

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Yep. Checked my computer calendar. Gotta get dressed and take kiddo to work. He just got his bank account drained - whole paycheck gone. ugh. He had a panic attack last night. I got the bank on the phone and he seemed better once that ball was rolling ...

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We are on our last of this stretch of cold weather.
Should be 51 today but still 20* for tonight.

So much extra work, hauling water to cattle and horses.
Need to examine and improve.

MaderChica only got one ride in.
She said she ...

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Teddy ran off and now I have to worry about whether he freezes to death or not. I'm sure he's fine. The rotten beast. Speak of the devil. He knows where the neighborhood catfood dishes and dog bones are to be had. I don't usually let him loose ...

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A new year. A fresh start. Temps in the sub zero range. I do not like this cold. However, the barn is sturdy, my water works, the new water heater in the house (Cal installed) works great. Carrying hot water to the barn three times a day is really not ...

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Hoping everyone has a good time ringing in the 2018. The fiscal year began October 1st so we've been seeing FY18 for a while. Actually, the 1st quarter of the year is over!

Shopping/dreaming for bathroom fixtures. Actually all we really need ...

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And even more coming up. I'm not cut out for this kind of cold, I don't think. Probably just because I know there are warmer places I could be. Nothing makes me want to stay here now.

Not sure what the weekend holds. Probably nothing outside ...

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waiting for the calf.
Maybe tomorrow, since momma is Sunnydae?

We have about 3 days of 20*s coming.
Today suppose to be partly sunny and 57.
Tomorrow temps start dropping.

MaderChica and I rode for awhile yesterday. We expected ...

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were all those questions??
Tonto is 19, same as Jet.
Yes, he is at SaneHaven.
We are on alternate turnouts because Tex has decided he wants to kill Tonto.
So it is like a merry go round of trying to alternate horses so needs are met.
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I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas yesterday.

Christmas Eve Tonto decided to have an issue.
Acted kind of like colic but not sure.
Walked him some and gave him Banamine orally.
He seemed fine and was hungry at 3 am when I checked. ...

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shall be chili and chilly.
The family is coming tonight for traditional tamales and pink champagne.
I realized I didn't have chili in the freezer for the tables so in the crockpot it goes.
We will also have chips, salsa and queso.

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as Stude.
Yesterday was cow issue.
We have a mama cow ready to calve.
Yesterday her last years weaned calf decided to start nursing.
Not good and needed to separate.
Our friends own this particular cow/calf and luckily he was there to ...

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I'm off tomorrow. Thank goodness. I think I'm going to go to RI and visit my awesome Aunt Kitty.

No word on job interviews. I think everyone's nervous about the federal budget and nothing's moving.

Since the cat got eaten ...

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Connie I hate when sinus pressure causes that feeling in my teeth. I hope you feel better. Jeff is really sensitive to different smells. (except his own LOL)

I left work early today. I FINALLY got my son and sister's boxes to the post office ...

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Connie, what scripture did you read?

Stude , Mexican wedding cake has pineapple, pecans, coconut and usually cream cheese frosting.
Sometimes it is drizzled with sweetened condensed milk.
Pilot and I had it for our wedding cake and grooms ...

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The horizon is just starting to show signs of pink. The sun is a'risin.
All of the ferals outside around the house have had a venison breakfast. Next I will head over to the barn and feed the two there and take care of Whisper. Cal is taking ...

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