Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Photobombed by a piglet and Earnest gets an edible fort
I was taking a photo of it and a flying bat came across my lens. They are like little bats right now, flying around the paddock at ease, stopping to sniff, then flying the other direction. When they get going all it once it's like a swarm of polk-a-dot flies.
There was great excitement in the barnyard yesterday morning, or was it Sunday? I came out to hear quite a bit of conversation,
"I don't know, maybe she planned it this way?" asked Goose.
"It's a fabulous gift, a tree fort over my water hole, and edible too," said Earnest.
I looked out to see a large limb had cracked off the nearby maple. Thankfully nobody was hurt. Unfortunately there is another larger limb that is dead, still upright and we will have to get help taking it down, sooner than later. I'm afraid it could easily pierce the barn, or take down the coop roof.
It's always something.
But for now, I imagine Earnest lying under his edible tree fort, sitting in his pig pool, nibbling on maple leaves as he cools his body in the heat.