Saturday, December 13, 2014

Yummy Second Breakfast

My lady used to give me a huge block of hay so that I'd have food all the time.  Guess what I did? 
 
I'd eat some - then pull the hay out of the feeder and lay on it.  Tee hee.
 
 
 
She figured me out so now I get smaller amounts fed to me more frequently.  I don't waste so much then.
 
 
Here I am having my second breakfast today.  Yummy!
 
I want to thank my friend Grammie, out in California, and my friend Aisha from across the sea, for sending me a contribution for my yummy hay fund every month.  I really enjoy eating and I'm very grateful for your gifts.
 


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Long time no ME!

I'm still here!  Whew!  My lady's computer died and had to get a new innard.  It took FOREVER! 
 
We are well here at the farm.  The weather has gone from fall to winter since I've seen you all!
 
Nigel is here giving everyone a kissssss.
 
 
 
Durin thought he'd help with chores one snowing morning.  My lady put her work gloves on his horns.  I hope the hunting men don't see that!
 
 
Then it got MUDDY.  Oooog.  The horses all had rolls in the dirt.  They thought it was GREAT.
 
 
 
 
Mokey is doing very well.  He is a happy little fellow.  He still have his neurological symptoms but his mouth has improved so much that my lady doesn't have to flush out his teeth and mouth every day.  The big hole in his face has healed completely.
 
He likes to hide behind the cart when my lady is cleaning the barn.  Sarah can't get him there. Hee hee.
 
 
 
These next photos are from today!  We got a snow! 
 
Cameo enjoys the snow.  She has lovely fleece.
 
 
Esther has been here just about a year.  She and her sister Cora have grown into lovely ewes.  Here is Esther.  She is the friendliest sheep.
 
 
And here is ME!  With that pesky sheep Wickery.  I like this picture because it makes me look really big.
 
I'm standing on a little hill and Wickery is back a bit and the effect is great!  Makes me look like a gigantic goatess!  I still have to be in my own area.  Cough...I'm kind of MEAN to the sheep and to my mama.
 
 
 
Gimli is very goofy.  Hee hee.  It's hard to believe that when he came here in 2008 he was afraid of everything.  Now he's kind of bossy pants.
 
 
And here is Wickery with his great big fleece coat.  My lady may have to have Dr. Wilson out because that right horn of Wickery's is growing awfully close to his head.  His other little horn nub isn't growing at all.  Dr. Wilson would have to carefully saw a bit off the longer horn to keep it from hurting Wick. 
 
My lady checks this horn every day.  There is still a fingertip between the horn and his head.  Phew.
 
 
Now that we have our computer back I'm making sure I say hello more often!
 
 
xoxoxoxo

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Mini Horses Make the Best Helpers

It's autumn at my little home.
 

 
My lady always has plenty of help when she wants to clean the barn.  She wishes someone would help her move the mud out of the paddock.  The mud-moving-man is very slooow in coming over to do that!
 

 
Mokey gets very close to the muck cart.  My lady tells him not to put himself where he might get hurt if he has to move quickly.  He doesn't care.  He likes to help.  My lady has to move that cart around the barn to make sure everyone doesn't get into trouble. 

 
Mokey is very cute.  He's been enjoying being an outdoor horse and he loves to roll in the dirt.

 
Nozzy always has to look to see if that's food in the cart.  Nope!  It's horse manure.

 
Lots of help.  ha haaa

 
Sarah likes to stand in the doorway of the stall and then she gets a hug before my lady asks her to move so she can get in there to clean.

 
This is what Nigel said when my lady told him to move out of the way. 


 
Mokey gets lots of hugs.  He's very sweet.

 
Naughty Nozzy thinks he can drive the cart. 

 
 
I'm always a good help when my lady cleans my house too.  hee hee 
 
What would she do without us?

Friday, October 10, 2014

The World of Woven Trees

My lady said that a man called Tolkien wrote about elves living in a world of woven trees.
 
She said we do too.
 
 
 
 
I just like to eat those leaves when they fall on the ground.
 
Tee hee hee.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Silly Gimli

 
 
Honestly...there is something wrong with Gimli.  Tee hee.
 
 
Not me.  I'm perfect.
 
hee hee hee hee heeeee

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Notes from the Farm

Last year right about this time Keezy was stricken with her hind-end paralysis.  Here is a photo of her from last year!
 
 
 
And here is a funny photo of her from the other day!  Tee hee.  You'd think she was a mean grumpy dog, but my lady took the photo just as Keezy was finishing a yawn.
 
 
She's doing OK. A little wobbly behind and my lady is taking her on little walks every day to try to strengthen her.
 

 
Speaking of wobbly - here is Mokey with Nozzy.  Mokey think Nozz is a great prop to lean on.  Nozzy isn't so sure about that.
 
 
The paddocks did OK this year with giving the gang something to nibble on - but it's slim pickins now. 
 
 
Moke looks pretty good!  He's still tipsy but is handling this just fine and he is really enjoying being a horse with the gang.
 
 
 
Here is magnificent ME!  I must say I'm looking pretty good.
 
 
Look at that fine figure of a goatess.  Tee hee.
 
 
My lady let me and my maa maa out to graze because my maa has not been eating well.  Here I am trading nose snorts with Durin and Dayel, who are down at the barn and wondering what I was doing.
 
 
Me and my maa maa.  My lady is giving her warm beet pulp mashes with oats and honey and lots of goat grain.  My maa won't eat hay any more.  My lady thinks her teeth are bad but Dr. Wilson said he didn't think so.  I'd like to eat oats and honey but my lady says I'm too plump for that.
 
I sure did get to be bigger than my maa maa, didn't I?
 
 
 
Here my maa was helping to weed the garden.  My lady didn't care as long as there was some eating going on.
 
 
Here is old Mildred tippy-toeing across the lawn.  Mildred is our oldest hen-friend.



Monday, July 21, 2014

Summertime - and the living is easy!

Helloooo!  It's ME!  My Auntie Claire visited from up north and she took photographs of ME!
 
Here I am saying "hello," but I'd also like a treat, please. Tee hee.
 
 
Cami wondered who Auntie Claire was...all the sheep liked her.
 
 
Beautiful Esther Carina.
 
 
ME!  I'm looking pretty good!
 
 
 
Well then...sigh....Auntie Claire just HAD to go down to visit those miniature horses.  And guess what?  She KISSED THEM!  Ug.
 
Nozzy, who my lady said can be quite rascally, was actually very good.
 

 
 
Nigel made sure he kept an eye on my lady while doling out kisses.  Tee hee.
 
 
 
 
Wickery appreciated the grape vines that Auntie Claire tore from the lilac bush for him.  He's got one horn now because he and Gimli were wrestling.
 
 
My lady took a field trip and went to a lovely place called Letchworth State Park.  It's so beautiful there.  Lovely water falls and lovely woods.  It's nice having a guest because then those of us at home get to do things too!
 
 
 
 
 
 
My lady found Big Foot. 
 

 
It was so nice to have such a nice visitor as Auntie Claire.  The dogs were loving having the extra person to climb on and kiss.