We had a bit of the January thaw this week. Our weather rose to around 40’s degrees and the sun shone brightly for a few days. We were happy to be able to get our snowbound chickens out of the chicken run for a stroll and a munch on patches of grass that popped up as the snow melted.
Crystal says, ‘Hey lady where is the food?’
Our winter has been relatively mild this year with small amounts of snow interspersed with a warmish week in-between. This week the animals certainly enjoyed enjoy our old-fashioned January thaw.
A beautiful winter sunrise one day this week on the Small House homestead.
And, I enjoyed a rare opportunity to photographs very pretty sunrise on Saturday morning. I am usually up and at em’ early as our retriever Sassy gets up very early to go outside to the bathroom. My day often begins with the sound of her nails clicking on our linoleum floor and her head pressing down on my arm as her signal, ‘Okay mom its time!’
Miss Sassy the snow dog.
Everyday the sun rises but most days I am preoccupied with animals needs or cooking breakfast to actually walk out and concentrate on taking a good a photograph. But luck was with me that day.
Do these feathers make my butt look big?
After the animals are fed and our breakfast eaten we do our yoga stretches. On this day Sassy was determined to get into the act.
Sassy and Gene do their yoga stretches.
The Rhodies circle the wagons.
Crystal scratching for sunflower seeds under the bird bath
Sassy gets a good walk everyday.
The chicken monitor.
I hope your week was a good one too.
Small House homesteader, Donna