Friday, February 26, 2010


Over night at Dog Trot Farm a pond grew in our front field. Also over night we experienced wind gusts over 60 miles per hour along with nine inches of rain. Our home is tightly built, but the windows rattled, the doors shook and the wood stove puffed. Winslow Homer and Henny Penny however, slept quite soundly- not a peep was heard from either one. The plus side of all this- we received no snow (I purchased my Muck boots just in time!).
Winslow Homer and I took an early morning walk, and as you can see most of the snow has been washed away. Our once babbling stream however, had become a surging river.

The stream was high, loud and the water moving swiftly.
Along with the high water there were a few ice jams.
Mother nature at her finest.
Later this morning the sun came out, the girls were able to free range the entire day and as I looked out my window this evening I saw GREEN grass in my neighbor's back yard.
I do believe the promise of spring is on it's way. Who knows maybe when I return from my adventure there will be peepers singing in my new pond.
Oh and our house guest is still enjoying the five star accommodations!