If you enjoy writing, have you ever felt like you have a mental log jam? Words, ideas, half
baked developed thoughts jammed in there so tight, nothing wants to flow….
That is a picture of my brain. 😉
So, since the words refuse to flow, I thought I would share with you some photos I’ve taken since January.
I am one of those people that love the four seasons, including winter. Not trying to diss anyone, but give me in a pair of Carharts , warm pair of boots, a good stocking hat, my 4 wheel drive (if I have to go somewhere) then bring it on.
I am not alone.
Have you ever read the account of John Muir going outside as a thunderstorm rolled in on the west coast? How he climbed a big pine tree so he could experience nature in all of her fury?
Well, you won’t catch me climbing any pine trees, but I have been known to go outside more than once in a blizzard just for the experience…
We had a beautiful ice storm late February:
Ice on the fence
Ice on a corner post
Then, before you know it, it was March.
Sunrise in the orchard
Our first hive in the distance
I uploaded this picture from my phone a week ago. Google photo took the liberty to send me that edited version.
Our version of cherry blossoms is when our apple trees are in bloom… They usually last at least a couple of weeks.
You know Spring has arrived when the morels start popping.
Last week , found my first batch:
Finally, we have 4 laying hens. When they are stressed or not getting enough sunlight, they stop laying…well you can see by this last picture we have turned the corner on winter….
Another (4) egg day! 🙂
I always think of Robert Fulghum’s story Not Even Chickens, when I go out to look for eggs.
I am a rich man.
I have 4 chickens. 🙂