Drought is Just Not Nice!

Unlike last year we actually had a little rain this spring and had pretty green fields which is a win-win for everyone. The animals love the nice fresh green grass. Same for donkey’s and goats. We have watched any remnants of grass slowly fade into brown grass and now everything has turned to dust and […]

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Ugh!

This weather is just wearing us down. It has been too dern hot for such an extended time and every day of extreme heat just starts getting to you.  I generally love summer and all the green and color that comes along with it. This summer has only brought shades of brown. Cracks are big enough […]

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Rain Dance

I did my version of a rain dance and the animals loved all the hoopla! But, I flunked rain dancing as there is still no rain. We came close on July 3rd and even got a nice rain cloud, but not one single rain drop of rain. Nature really teased us with high wind, thunder and […]

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“Hotter Than Hell” Summer

This title of this blog post about sums it up. It is the hottest, driest year we have had in around a century. Devastating can accurately describe conditions here at the farm. The hot winds have ripped the pastures of any moisture. No moisture = No grass = Unhappy cattle. Of course, our cows look all […]

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Slim Pickings

We are having the worst drought in over 80 years. Needless to say, the farm is dry, parched and flowerless. The hot winds continue to beat down anything new that blooms. The raccoons, armadillos, skunks, possums, rabbits and every other critter are hungry and digging up anything new I plant. I may just give up […]

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