Tuesday, April 26

Tuesday Dose of Cute: Safe

Daisy and Bert after the storm

Thanks so much for your thoughts and prayers regarding our overflowing creek and flooding farm. The short version is that everyone in the farmyard and barnyard is doing okay, including the new baby lamb. More below. . .

We haven't been able to get to Donkeyland to check on the six donkeys out there, but we'll hopefully make it tomorrow. They should be okay. Dan is out in the front field and doing fine. The creek has crested and is going down, but there's supposed to be more rain heading our way tonight, which will make it rise again.

Today the sun actually showed itself for a while—so naturally in the midst of everything else I rushed outside and planted a special new flower bed in my kitchen garden and then hung some laundry on the line. Sometimes it's the familiar little rituals that help keep us grounded during times of stress. That and lots of Tension Tamer tea.

Bear and Marta Beast after the storm

We're thankful the worst seems to be over, but we're all a little whupped.

The Daily Donkey 80: Dinky Takes a Break

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© FarmgirlFare.com, where it's probably pretty obvious why we call her Marta Beast. Bear comes out of the storm looking all shiny and new, and she comes out looking like that. You gotta love her.


  1. These are such cute pictures. So glad that they are all okay!

  2. I thought I had some dirty dogs in all this Spring run-off but mine have nothing on Marta Beast! Oh, my heavens, that is one dirty girl! She doesn't expect to come in the house, does she....

  3. Glad things are safe so far. I hope things continue well!

  4. Good news......sent a lot of thoughts your way yesterday. Especially happy about the Dan news.
    Marta Beast is quite the mess. I had a big shaggy dog like that years ago and his goal was to get on the couch when he was soggy. What a challenge to keep him outside.
    I have a feeling your farm will be very lush in the coming days!


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