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KatG    Posted 12-22-2004 at 12:22:28       [Reply]  [Send Email]
About two hours ago the snow that was suppose to be here last night hit...and according the the noon weather the strom took another track and we are going to get the brunt of it instead of Nortwest Ark....So..Glad I got prepared...the Ice Storm of 2000 taught this old gal a lesson...As they say..."Prepare for the worse and hope for the best"...
Cows are all snug...got a good warm fire...MAtt is getting in more wood...Just measured snowfall...2 and ahalf inches on the front porch..and still apeppering down...Milking should be interesting this evening...None of the cows have seen snow except the milk cow...
Even though I have lived in Arkansas 18 years...coming from southeast Texas where is never hardly ever snows...snow is still something special to me...the first one anyway...Then enough is enough...hate to see the boggy ground when it does thaw out...
KAtG ..


Ennis    Posted 12-22-2004 at 14:41:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
Coming from Houston, snow is a stranger to us also, Kat.
But My wife loves it and we are all rock here so soggyness isn't a long problem.


Rajah from Delhi    Posted 12-22-2004 at 15:21:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
Tell that no soggieness problem to your veryown Goat Mr. Ennis and I do think it would not believe you as the people here on this place do.
Rajah


Betty oh    Posted 12-22-2004 at 13:02:14       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Northern ohio and about 6 inches so far. Son plowed driveway once, so might as well wait for it to be over. Not goin anywhere. Had a terrible blizzard in jan of 78, never forgot that and am totally prepared for anything now. Never felt so helpless in my whole life like in 78, vowed that would never happen again. so really keep prepared. Kids tease me that I have enough food to feed a small army. have about 300 candles,. generator, lots of food and a wood stove to cook on, and plenty of wood close to the house, so let it snow. If the power goes out, so be it, I can wait this one out without a problem. got lots of water stashed away a d keep the bathtub filled, just in case. so take care and enjoy the day, doesn't happen that often. better than a hurricane or earthquake. only animal is the dog and she is so fat and lazy. didn't even bark when the raccoon ate all my apples. But the got plenty more where those came from. Take care.


Donna from Mo    Posted 12-22-2004 at 13:01:46       [Reply]  [No Email]

Kat, here's my very first milk cow, Suzie. I think she was mostly Guernsey. She was patient and sweet. When I first began learning to milk, it sometimes took me 45 minutes, and she'd just stand and wait.


KatG    Posted 12-22-2004 at 17:19:25       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Oh Donna...how beautiful she was!!!!She has alot of the Jersey coloring...Ms. Ellie our milk cow...is the same fawn color and has white markings...She mst have been a sweetheart...Ms. Ellie sure won't let anyone ride her...but Matt's brother had a little bull that he raised that he rode...until their Daddy buthchered him...KAt


TB    Posted 12-22-2004 at 13:18:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Very nice pic Donna. Might I ask who the young lady is.


Donna    Posted 12-22-2004 at 13:34:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
That's my husband's youngest sister, who is now in her forties.


TB    Posted 12-22-2004 at 14:15:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
OK thanks. Thought it may have been someone else we know. Marry Christmass


Never was blond, but here    Posted 12-22-2004 at 14:36:06       [Reply]  [No Email]

Santa, my nephew and me


Patria    Posted 12-22-2004 at 18:04:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
What a beautiful photo, Donna..thanks for sharing it with us!



KatG    Posted 12-22-2004 at 17:22:16       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Look at those curls!!!! My Mamma used to try everything thing she could do to get this haier of mine to curl...but never would...Still must use a special perm and smalls perm rods to get it to curl and stay in...KAtG


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