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No rain. Not surprised.

Farrier Ed came and did Jet today.
I'll let him as long as he wants.

It's hot, but not as hot as what Stude is dealing with.
Yesterday was a bit cooler so Pilot and I got some cactus sprayed.
An ongoing ...

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More of the same.
Hot, dry and waiting for rain.
60% chance and we need it.

Pilot got called for jury duty.
I have 2 meetings today and hope to sneak a load of hay in between.

Connie - I hope Echo is enjoying her new home.
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trip north. Roughly 100 miles there. Looked at her, loaded her and brought her home. All before noon.
No, I have not ridden her yet. She is very touchy about her head, I was told she was bad to bridle but by last night she was letting me rub her ...

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The weekend starts for me.
Guest has left.
She enjoyed.

My friend Amy is coming to ride in the morning.
She plans to help me with trims after.
Tonto and Tex If we can get them done.

Farrier Ed is coming Wednesday to do Jet's ...

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for a guest.
House and cabin tidied and groceries gotten.
Shrimp Piccata and blueberry biquits were requested

Connie- Congrats and !good luck with your new girl. ...

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Borrowed the step son's truck. It is now hooked to the trailer. Hay bag in the trailer. Stall bedded in the barn. Now I feel like a child on Christmas eve. Hope she is decent...or at least that he has one I like. The last time I went there to look ...

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about dragging the trailer Saturday to go and check out a horse. She is a black and white MFT 11 yrs old. She is needing weight but not skinny. Horses are high now and she is actually cheap if she is what she should be.
She apparently reaches for ...

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Only a slight chance of light showers. Uh huh... rained for four hours! POURED for two! Had to cut short my time at the storage unit. I want to get it emptied out and this wasn't helping. Found some neat stuff though. Like Mum's crystal and my ...

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Wee need to get ready for a guest.
Our friend is coming for a visit and wants to stay at the cabin.
That requires some vacuuming and touch up cleaning.

The grass needs mowing but it is still wet.
And another sprinkle this morning hasn't ...

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Another 1/8 overnight.
Plus the 1-1/4 inch the day before yesterday.

Horses have been penned and not happy.
And now Chica has diarrhea, probably from the switch to new hay and electrolytes.

The best thing will be to let them out on ...

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stays mainly on the plain.
And all over our area for a change.
Rain is forecast through Wednesday next week.

I snuck out and got a load of hay yesterday.
Thankful because I got to the hay barn just as they were unloading fresh squares ...

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lion is back.
I guess he never really leaves just ranges further away.

Stude I am always cautious. And yes if I could, I would always stay home.
Not because of covid but because I am the world's greatest homebody.

Pilot and I can't ...

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Wonderful to have our dear Connie back!
But so sorry for your loss of Whisper.

And so wet. Almost 3 inches!

Our month of June is getting even busier.
Pilot had an eye check yesterday and needs to have a laser surgery.
Nothing serious ...

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of May already.
Our first 2 weeks of June are set to be crazy busy already.

I saw Pistol yesterday.
He didn't need surgery, he is healing so well.
Needs another check to make sure he doesn't develop a pocket around the dangled ...

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surgery.
Friday evening I received a call from C screaming "Please help, bring a gun".
We dashed out the door and as we were going out the gate, she came tearing up in the car with a bloody dog.

She said it was a rabid fox attack ...

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Stude thats a lot of salt.
So I put a pinch of salt in Chica's 1 cup of soaked alfalfa pellets.
Nope not eating that.

I will try giving her 1 cup soaked beat pulp instead.
At least that will require her to take in 3-4 cups water. ...

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Not enough rain to change any plans.
Except B had to limit the number of invites to her graduation ceremony.
We didn't go but spent the day with her yesterday.

She and I did a short ride.
And then Pilot decided an impromptu drive for ...

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Chica graduates back to hay and feed today.
The feed is only a cup of alfalfa pellets soaked.
I can sneak some salt in there.

We have not the greatest hay.
New hay came in Thursday.
Of course I had just bought the bundle of last years ...

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Chica is home.
I picked her up this morning.
Dr. Matt didn't want to let her go until the oil started coming through.

She was very dehydrated.
None of the shufflers are big drinkers.
I use to add salt to their feed but the girls ...

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So very sorry to hear Connie's loss of Whisper.

Waiting for new hay to come in.
Got a bundle of not great squares. $200!

Hay barn said maybe another week for new hay.
That's what they have said for 3 weeks.
Rain in the forecast ...

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Chica colicked.
After the ride yesterdays just wasn't acting herself.
When she came in at 7pm I knew things weren't right.
Called Vet, Banamine and walking and no improvement.

Loaded and headed in.
Fluids needed and palpated ...

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Currently sitting in front of a friend's house using his WIFI because Fawn Lodge has none. I've been working on getting things prepared to set my trailer down, work on getting another refurbished and back together, and rebuild my horse trailer ...

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Love the rain, hate the mud.
We got 1-1/2 inches.
Pastures are good and green again.
Still no new hay but maybe next week.

We have a cardinal who has been attacking the window for almost a week.
I think I'll hang some newspapers ...

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All.
I replaced the red geraniums on the front gallery.
Got new lemon and lime trees planted and a couple tomato plants.
And that is all I plan to replace from the ice storm.

My ten year old bay tree and pineapple guavas didn't make ...

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Back from our Vegas, Grand Canyon, Flagstaff trip. OMG, I took a ton of pictures and none of them will ever do justice of seeing the canyon in person. The same spot looked different every we saw it. Never had to deal with BIG crowds. Have seen pictures ...

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