My postcards....


Saturday, March 30, 2013


It was so gorgeous today I even passed on drumming....

 The blankets were not on the girls for long this morning.  The sun was bright and there was no wind.

A good opportunity for some grooming (which we did in the paddock).

 Moon had a short workout in the indoor.  She is such a smart little cookie.

 Gary had put the pups in the back yard, where they (and Seymour) waited for me to finish up.

When I got back in the house, there was an email waiting for me from the other Lorie regarding hay.  There has been a shortage around here and it has tripled in price.  A nearby farmer had 500 bales of first cutting available at $6 per bale.  Lately it has been as high as $8...normally around $3.50. Anyone who did not buy a years worth during the summer months has lost out. 

Anyway, we decided to go see it and thought it was very nice.  Lorie called a friend to borrow a truck...
 and within a short time it was stacked up in the loft.  What a find.
 The fields and pastures are in pretty good shape, but we are supposed to get some rain tomorrow.
 That should get the grass growing.
While I was out back I picked the pasture. 
 Didn't do evening chores until 6:30.
It was 50 degrees inside the barn.  Sweet.
There must have been a lot of rolling going on this afternoon....piggies again.

 Asparagus was still on sale so I made "biggasalads" for dinner. 
 (I think Sharon Creech would say that).
Night all.

Regarding the Florida Delegation...they are livin' the life down there.

 What a change of scenery from Brockport!
Keep those pictures coming.....


  1. Let the Delegation enjoy the southern warmth!!! Lovely photos, warmer days, great salad. We have slightest drizzle, not enough to wet through a shirt, yet. Thanks Lori, have the comments all sorted now.Cheers from Jean

  2. A glorious day!
    Love the header.
    What a deal on the hay. We're stocked until June - hay is around $14 a bale for small bales right now.

  3. Gorgeous!! We had a very springlike day today too. Felt soo good!

  4. What a lovely day. Happy Easter, Lori, to you and your family.

  5. Eastern Colorado is paying 14 to 16 a small bale right now, mostly from north of us.

  6. Love days like that, a little bit of accomplishment and lots of fun and a steal too!

  7. Love your 'bigga salad' and all else . . . xx

  8. Love your 'bigga salad' and all else . . . xx


Thank you for reading The Skoog Farm Journal. I do not have google+ and am unable to comment on those blogs. Would love to reach some of you and need email addresses. Your comments are appreciated.