We Survived the Fires

Well folks, its fire season in May.

That thought alone, is really scary.  But let’s also add in the fact that I have three young children who are easily spooked by smoke and flame (what child isn’t?), then the fact that my husband was working out of town again which meant all the packing, loading of animals and other preparations for the possible evacuation would be left up to me and me alone. Oh, and can’t forget Great Grandma down in the main house who is legally blind and doesn’t exactly move quickly…  Let’s just sayI was holding my breath for about three whole days while these May Fires flew in circles around our little farm.  Praise God, we came out of it unscathed and for the better. I learned A LOT about my “Evacuation Plan” or lack thereof and plan to make a lot of changes in the next few months because from everything I’ve read, this is just the begining….

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New Digs for Everyone!

So we have been rearranging things here on the farm… and we aren’t done yet!  First, Maxine took a fun little trip over to her boy-pal Jason and will stay for a few weeks. He’s a big ole’ buck who knows how to get things done.  Let’s just hope Maxine can get her lady parts ready and willing to grow some healthy spring babies. Let me also tell you that this was not her first trip in my SUV… however, this was the first time I loaded her up and had to worry about her climbing over the back seat onto my 3 year old daughters head.  Every other time the kids were all in school, but this time we had to get it done so the kiddo came along for the ride.

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