passed us. The bad ones anyway.
We were under a tornado warning but just got a nice thunderstorm.
Haven't checked the rain gauge yet but we needed rain.

Volunteer day for me. A shortened version maybe.
I never can tell what Thursdays ...

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So Pilot and the well man got the water working at DaneHaven.
Every thing in the pump house had to be replaced.
Everything.

There is water to the house except a couple broken faucets which can be isolated to off.
The worst part is the ...

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many cloudy days forecast this week.

We had a good ride Sunday.
And the Pilot flew so he is in a better mood.

Yesterday was spent with friends helping a friend.
What is better than that?
We got all my friend Kay's furniture ...

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I hate time change!
Just leave it what it is supposed to be.

The wind died just as we were getting ready to ride.
It turned out to be perfect and we had a great time.
Except for looking at all the tree damage.

No baths yet.
It ...

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But the rain passed us by so we will ride.
No real plan and no rush.

I purposely didn't bathe horses because it was suppose to rain.
I guess I can start getting everyone's winter dirt off.

We have hundreds of pounds of beef ...

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I can't sleep.
There has been a raccoon on my deck, the one I feed the birds on and he climbed up (BTW this is a story off the ground) and was trying to get past the air conditioner and into the house. I don't like these animals anyway and ...

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for me.
Farrier Ed came today to do Jet's shoes.
We were at least a month overdue.

He was in the mood to trim so he did Jet's backs also.
And Sarcee all around along with Tonto's fronts.
I am glad he wanted to do it.
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of furniture.
Another large furniture donation to pick up from my friend who is selling her ranch and moving to an apartment near her daughter.
Taking 2 pickups and horse trailer. I hope that gets it all.

Had a great ride yesterday.
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of hooves done.
The big man Tex got his tootsies done after B rode him.
His four feet were all I could manage.
Maybe someone else will get done after our ride tomorrow.

We celebrated B finishing her masters.
I made her pulled pork fries ...

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of March.
Weather is good but a bit windy.
Rides planed for the weekend.
I need to work on some hooves, bathing and grooming.

The well man came to get our pump here working. It was a switch board that suddenly quit so we were totally without ...

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Can't seem to catch up.
To do list is getting longer.

Spent yesterday helping a friend and taking a truckload of donations to our resale.

The horses feet need attention as well as grooming. Too cool for baths.

I hope all is ...

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Of the same.
No plumbing fixes yet and overwhelmed with lumber jacking.

Going to take a break and head to town.
Have some bills that need taking care of in person.
Also my truck needs gas.
His cousin stopping over so need some groceries ...

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This has been the day from H.E.double hockey sticks. The reason why? I was a complete and total bozo and forgot to shut the sliding door when I ran up to the store for 10 minutes. My new dog, an Irish Wolfhound (ish) rescue went into the yard and jumped ...

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Wednesday we were able to get all the propane cylinders filled and his truck.
Yesterday I filled my car in Harper. The local gas station finally up and running reliably.

Our Help Center survived the onslaught surprisingly.
Thankful for that ...

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Hunterseat is here.
Thanks for the offer to send stuff.

We have power and water at the house.
Many are still without power and those with power have no water.

We are of the lucky few and actually saved the pump by keeping candles lit ...

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Pilot spent yesterday trying to find enough plumbing parts to get cabin water system going enough to water cows.
There is limited supplies with everyone in the same boat.

We burned up 2 chainsaws clearing the cabin area just to be able to work ...

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so good.
1 out of 3 water systems made it through.

Horses doing well. Hoping for turnout tomorrow afternoon.
Cows and calves seem fine.
The cows definitely dropped some weight but there is green grass coming under the snow melt.
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We are ok.
Limited power.
Horses, cattle and calves are ok.
Will check in when I can.
Pray for Texas.
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so good.
We still have power. (and generators if needed)
Many areas here are without power.
Means no water or heat.

A number of my friends have been without power for a couple days now.
Sis's power went out yesterday afternoon. ...

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Weather.
Was up at 5 also Connie.
It starte dot rain and thunder.
Fine but it was 25 degrees.
Gave horses hay as soon as there was a break.
Then back out after breakfast.

Every gate latch frozen solid, all 7.
Fed hay agin and ...

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the weather.
Rain and cold coming in and then snow and arctic cold.
It will be a long weekend.

I did get 2 bales of alfalfa for Jet.
And the hay barn had some nice coastal so I grabbed another load.
They said their usual supplier has ...

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care of chores.
Preparing for the rain and cold that is forecast.

I moved and washed mats yesterday.
Tried to level pens and stalls.
Got a big bale of alfalfa.
I am going to go back and get a small bale this morning.
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Friend Tiffany is coming for a bareback lesson.
It will be short and sweet I'm sure
We plan to trail ride after.
Hoping B will come also,she hasn't been feeling well this week.
She needs a horse cure.

Everyone have a fun day ...

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We are reopening our Library Resale Shop this morning.
It has been closed to protect our volunteers and community from Covid.
Only Fridays for now so it doesn't blow up my schedule too badly.

We are having some fabulous January weather ...

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I am going to ride my friend's mare again today.
She is the one that can't be saddled due to a lion attack years ago.
I will see if I can get her rigged up a bit better.

We had a good ride Friday with our traveling horse friends. ...

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