And wet.
But not enough rain to matter.
Maybe an eighth inch.
Just cold and misty drizzle.

Everyone blanketed overnight.
Two more days of this weather.

I hope everyone is warm and well.


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But B and I took the mares out for a ride.
They did well.

It is so dry I am hoping the rain materializes.
Chances start tomorrow.

I hope everyone is well and having a great weekend.


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fun.
Pilot has 15 stitches over the area removed.
He didn't know how many stitches under that.

He is ouchy this morning.
Light duty for several days on that arm.
I think he will spend the day reading.

Stopped at the vet office ...

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Water to all the landscape plants.
Yesterday I did about half the driveway plants.
The day before I did all the ones in the yard.
Everything looks good but October is our wettest month and no rain in sight.

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Yesterday princess girl Chica managed to snap the outside front quarter of her right front hoof off.
I sent a pic to farrier Ed and rounded the edges.
He came out right away to check and showed me one angle toward the heel that needed a quick rasp ...

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A cold front came in last evening.
Only 58* this morning and only a high of 70*
It won't last
Temps creep back up tomorrow.
But no rain in sight and winds gusting from 20-30mph.
The cracks in the ground are getting big.
Any free ...

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So the pump fix is not complete.
The pump is still causing the circuit breaker to trip.
Well man is notified and will be by as soon as he can.
It is not an emergency.
Thankfully he has some other diagnostics that won't be too costly ...

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Back to Fredburg this morning after chores.
Another appointment.
I messed up and didn't sync calendars with Pilot.
I hate multiple trips to town.

Everyone have a terrific Tuesday!

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It is very foggy this morning.
Another hurricane is churning in the gulf but it will swerve and miss again.
The only weather we will get from it is Sunday will be very hot.

A big frog has settled into my plant area and water bucket on the ...

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Face yes fire ants many times can be the culprit.
Get some insecticidal ear tags for cattle and stick them in problem areas like the control and fuse boxes.
Feed stores around here sell single tags just for that purpose.

This time fire ants ...

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The other morning I went to give hay.
Tex was out. His gate open.
I thought to myself I am sure I latched it but maybe not.

He has let Sarcee out a couple times in the past.
This morning he was in with Sarcee.
When setting up the new ...

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Face Wow your sis is in for a rough road.

We are headed to get feed for horses.
I plan to get a few extra bags just because things seem so uncertain.
We also have a couple errands.

A stop at TSC for a new feeder for Jet.
He wrecked ...

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So glad to hear it wasn't Face's Fancy.
I wonder what the issue is.
Hoping Stude updates us if he sees more about the story.

I need to buy feed for the horses tomorrow so cleaning out the feed room.
All the tack has mostly moved ...

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October 1.
The butterfly migration has begun.
Clouds of snout butterflies start it off.
They make a mess of vehicles.
I did see a magnificent yellow swallowtail.

I hope everyone has a lovely fall day.
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C-cold overnight . Only 43* this morning.

I need to move and open a round bale.
My plan is to start using more square bales.
The rounds can be problematic.
I will probably use some rounds for Tonto and the lesser parts of them go to cows ...

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Resale was reopened so our monthly Resource meetings have commenced.
We reviewed the very successful reopening at limited hours.
And discussed the impending holiday season.
Plus a more detailed analysis to be given in our monthly board report ...

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The Resale team had an awesome day yesterday.
They said everything went smoothly considering a sales total that I believe is the highest in our history.
Hoping for a smooth repeat today.I will join them since Pilot and I completed the horse pen ...

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Our town's annual celebration.
Modified to almost nil this year.
Neighboring area covid cases are steadily climbing.

Of course there are the can't happen here people.
So yes it will happen here.

Half the day planned for ...

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We are planning to reopen the resale shop tomorrow.
Limited hours and lots of safeguards in place.

Pens are almost ready. Just have to modify an existing one tomorrow and should all work.
Everyone essentially stays in the same order moving ...

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Fall is here.
Gorgeous weather lined up for the week.
The hurricane only gave us possibly a tenth of an inch.

We are working on making new horse pens for the new stalls.
Pilot welded new brackets and we are working on dividing up the ...

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cinches.
The discussion for the ride yesterday was cinches.
What length, how to measure, material?

What are your preferences?
I have a mixture but prefer the wool fleece ones.

The hurricane is coming ashore but we will only get ...

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another tropical storm our way.
Possibly becoming coming ashore Monday as a category 1 hurricane.

In the meantime it is the last weekend of summer and the weather is suppose to be perfect.
Tiff and I are going to ride at the cabin.
She ...

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There was lots of flooding in areas around us but the creek by the barn never flooded. When we fed the horses dinner the creek wasn't even flowing anymore. Horses spent all day in the barn but we let them out after dinner. Haven't rain guess yet ...

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Looks like what will be left of Sally will go directly over us Thu/Fri. Today we will move the horses back down to the pasture by the barn. They are calling for possible flooding rains and if that happens we can get cut off from where the horses are now ...

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Like a good day to ride.
Tiffany is doing her second haul over this morning.
B and Amy are joining us.
A rare occurrence that all four of us ride together.

Good that Amy can come.
She can ride Jet, He and Tiffany's horse Ransom ...

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