Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Snippets & Snatches....50's windy and chilly

                                                             Snippets and Snatches

 When we were having a deluge the other day, I thought, my Mom would have said "when it rains, it pours". Spring rains are welcome and needed, for gardens and pastures and hay fields, but torrents that flood everything make country life unpleasant!! 
Then I began thinking of all the sayings that come from agricultural settings, and wonder how many folks today see the applications.
Yesterday while checking for newly hatched chicks I thought of the age old "don't count your chicks before they hatch". Here you see what we got after expecting ten new chicks. Yup,  TWO!!!
The hen hasn't given up, dutiful mama that she is, but I know too much time has gone by.
Do you remember I mentioned Blackberry Winter last week?
Well today started out in the 40's with a strong cold wind to assist us through our chores............................


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