Hoar- frost

Frost covered everything this morning. It’s supposed to burn off by later today but right now the farm is covered in diamonds.

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Our weather has stabilized for a time~ cold nights in the lower teens, highs in the high twenties. No snow for the next couple of days but cloudy. Always cloudy.

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This small break in the precipitation allows us to catch up with a couple of chores that are harder to accomplish in the wind and driving snow.

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More hay for our sweet pigs for nesting material.

Moving soiled wood chips from the garage brooder to the chicken coop.

Shoveling snow from the front porch.

Squeegee-ing (is that a word?) out the garage. (A rather large puddle of melted snow gathers under the cars this time of year. Sometimes that puddle gets icy and surprises unsuspecting crutch-walking mommas as they limp out to take a look at the chick babies or climb into a vehicle.)

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We’re expecting more snow next week so we are enjoying the weather we have.

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Never a dull moment.

Today’ count: 3 eggs. None frozen! YAY!

What’s for supper: Sauteed sweet potato, bacon and onions with poached eggs nestled in the midst~ one of Rachael’s favorites

Weather: Today areas of freezing fog before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Light and variable wind. Tonight mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

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