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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Insane Weather

This morning it was 37 degrees here....
 and we had a fair amount of rain last night.
 The sun did show up.
 While Lorrie shredded paper, I did some picking in the pastures.


 At 10, Paula brought Finn over for some long lining.
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Around 10:30 all hell broke loose....high winds, rain and then snow flakes!
 By 11 the sun was back out.



 Once again, Finn was a very good boy.  Sweet and a quick study.

I continued to mow the lawn, until it was time to meet Jenny and the boys for a Mother's Day Brunch.
The place was packed and the service was very s  l  o  w , but the food was quite amazing.
 I had many favorites...creme brule French toast, apple fritters and sweet potatoes.
A huge buffet...homemade biscuits and gravy, rice pudding, a couple salads, different kinds of scrambled eggs, ham, bacon, potatoes, soup and more.
 Trying to get Finn and Coop to stop making faces was a challenge.
 When we got home I was finishing the lawn...just about done when it started to rain and turned to hail.  I got soaked and frozen.  Put the horses in the barn and was a little concerned with the weather as they were wormed this morning.

By 5:30 the sun came out again, so I grained them and turned them back out for awhile.



I don't think they will be out for long.
Got a fire going in the kitchen.
Night all.

12 comments:

  1. A very busy Mother's Day, for all, what changeable weather, here we have lovely sunshine, 23.5 C , about 72F,too good to stay inside. Greetings, Jean .

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  2. Such a restorative visit to dear SkoogFarm :-)


    Aloha

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  3. I would like to say that I cannot believe you saw snowflakes today, but with such crazy weather across the U.S. I totally believe it.

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  4. Loved the pic with the boys! I always enjoy visiting here. It feels so real, as you adapt to whatever nature is dealing at the time. Authentic, genuine, nothing artificially contrived. Happy Mother's Day!

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  5. What a Mother's Day you had! I'm just in a daze over those beautiful GREEN pastures!

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  6. Crazy Weather! Snow in MAY for goodness sake!
    Happy Mother's day. Sounds like it was just perfect.
    Apart from the weather, that is.

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  7. Well, I wish you had better weather for Mom's Day -- but you made the best of it as you always do!

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  8. Wonderful Mother's Day Lori. Hug B

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  9. Just when we thought it was spring! I had to cover everything in my garden last night!

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  10. What a wonderful Mothers day for you. Your daughter is so pretty .

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  11. Crazy weather!! Your brunch sounds yummy.

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