Sunday, April 1, 2012

So much for spring

I'll swear it was just two weekends ago that Lucy and I waited until mid-afternoon to ride so that we wouldn't freeze. 
Yesterday, we had to leave by 8 to beat the heat.



When we got home, the boys were hanging out behind the barn in the shade, bemoaning their still-furry winter coats.



Alan: I'm cute even when I'm scruffy.



Me: Hank, wake up. We're home.



Hank: Did you pick up some ice cream?




I rather enjoyed the 80-degree day. The summer heat may be here but the summer bugs are not, 
so it was a perfect afternoon to chop down trees,



except that nobody wanted to leave the shade to keep me company.





6 comments:

  1. I think they were holding out for some watermelon!

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  2. Carson, it was warm over here, too! It was 90 on Thursday and Friday~ ACK! I'm not ready for that!

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  3. Carol in N. Colorado4/1/12, 9:09 AM

    It's been warm here and so dry. Hoping to get some rain soon. Glad you got to enjoy a ride this weekend. It's watermelon time so they gang can do the watermelon dance.

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  4. We're getting a fresh dusting of snow this morning....go figure.

    I think Alan is adorable BECAUSE he's scruffy. *grin*

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  5. Record rainfall here. Yesterday broke all prior Oregon records for *the* wettest March ever. Flooding, mud, oh - and it's 40 degrees.
    80 degrees does sound a bit high for end of March, though, even for New Mexico. Is that normal for this time of year?

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  6. It seems like everyone's weather is weird. Seems like your help is a bunch so 'slackers'. What are they going to do when it gets really hot? Can't say as I blame them though. ... our hot weather came on so fast that I'm even having a hard time dealing with it!

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