Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Tuesday Dose of Farm and Cute: Good Morning Light

The 20-year-old homemade swing in the hayfield keeps getting higher as the tree gets bigger.

I haven't been taking any pictures lately, but a few mornings ago I decided to grab my camera as Bear, Bert, Henry, and I headed out to check on the donkeys, the chickens, the big dogs, and the sheep. Before we'd even left the farmyard I was seeing photos everywhere.

It's all in the light.

15 more photos below. . .

Wishing you a light-filled rest of the week!

1. Looking at that homemade swing always feels so peaceful.
2. Spiderwebs galore.
3. Glistening farm art.
4. Morning mist in the front field.
5. Four-year-old Honey has the cutest big pink nose and ears.
6. Spider crossing.
7. Mr. Midnight.
8. Great Pyrenees Daisy guarding her flock in the front field.
9. Nine-year-old Daisy has been with us and her sheep for 7 years. (Her partner, seven-year-old Marta Beast, is out there too.)
10. Heirloom lettuce in the kitchen garden direct seeded August 21st.
11. Ready for bed after all night guard duty.
12. So glad I decided to try this cold tolerant Batavian Cardinale lettuce from Fedco. It's fast growing, beautiful, and delicious.
13. Balancing act.
14. Two Katahdin Suffolk cross ewes, Helga (standing) and that sweet but feisty big four-year-old who still doesn't have her 'I' name!
15. Our five-month-old hens have just started laying.
16. Some of the 13 new hens and their very proud rooster.

Feel like a little stroll down farm memory lane?

More chickens here and here and here.
More Daisy here and here and here.
More sheep here and here and here.

© FarmgirlFare.com, walking slowly and taking it all in (and keeping all these starving critters in treats).


  1. I'm so glad you are posting again! I've missed reading about and seeing pictures of your farm.

  2. Thank you for being back here! I loved seeing Henry and all of these beautiful photos.

  3. It is good to see you back again, I enjoy your posts and emails. Everything looks so green and healthy and the animals so well groomed. Farm life is always so busy even on five acres. Thank you for sharing with us.

  4. You live in such a beautiful part of our world; thank you for sharing it with us through your lovely photos!
    As for I-names, Inga leaps to mind: goes so well with Helga! Or Imogene (she could be called Immee for short--to my mind the nickname is waaay cuter than the long form) or Ingrid or Ivy or Ilsa or Irmengard...

  5. Good to see you back! And Daisy and Mr. Midnight!

  6. So amazing, love the photos. They are all quite special.


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