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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I am not sure it will last but wells are working.
Storm damage still needs fixing at Danehaven but water system is working.

We got 1/2 an inch of rain as well.
Now if new hay would come in things would really be fine.
Fifteen dollars a ...

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Saturday evening the well here went out.
So now we are hauling water from cabin.

Hoping to hear something from well man today.
We can get by but it is getting old.
Everyone please consider what your back up plan is for water.

Face ...

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Unbelievable, The well man fixed the pump at the cabin.
We turned the water on carefully checking for busted pipes, leaks etc.
Guess what? No damage!
So wonderful! We thought we would have to re-plumb it all.

Now we just have to do the ...

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well, Wednesday was an interesting day culminating in a PITA.

I finally got one of the axles onto my '51 Spartanette and found things weren't going as planned so decided to let that fun wait till tomorrow. After all, why keep all the fun ...

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The winds have not stopped.
25 MPH or more everyday.
I expect The Ides of March but this is getting ridiculous.

We spent yesterday at the cabin re-trimming trees.
Took 2 down completely as they had been ruined by the ice.

The well ...

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We are having some beautiful Spring weather.
Yesterday was perfect.
I cleared all the dead plants off the front gallery.
All except my bay tree.
Too heavy to move by myself.

I declare to put no more plants there except the two pots ...

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Contractors finished repairs yesterday so we scrambled to get our resale set to open today.
So I need to work there today.

More cold.
Only high of 50 today.
I hope it is the last blast.
We plan to ride tomorrow, high will only be 60 ...

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Stude names are hard.
Our Chica still isn't registered.

How about Firefly's You Glow Girl?

Thunderstorms maybe today.
I'll chance it and turn horses out.
Maybe that will make it rain.

Volunteer day so I gotta ...

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