Thursday, November 8, 2012

The strangest thing happened this morning

It was 6:15. I opened my eyes and realized it was getting light outside and that I had overslept. 
I rushed to get dressed because I knew the herd would be on the edge of an insurrection.

But when I got out to the barn, everyone was as calm as could be and Alan was doing his yoga.



My ranch hands had the morning routine well underway.



Hank: They're taking a little too long.



Alan: You're spilling.



Wynonna: Who's got my cookie this time? Are you going to make me guess again?



The animals aren't as appreciative of the new help as they should be...



...but I am!

I'm leaving on a jet plane this afternoon, but the ranchsitters say they'll email me pictures 
so I can try to keep the blog going while I'm gone.

20 comments:

  1. Looks like the critters are all in good hands. Enjoy your trip!

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  2. Carol in N. Colorado11/8/12, 8:08 AM

    Have a safe enjoyable trip. Give your folks hugs for all of us. Give your new ranch hands hugs for us. They certainly deserve it.

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  3. Have a wonderful trip.... and try not to fret about your fuzzy family! You know they are in good hands!

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  4. Yay...You got to sleep in.
    So fun to see the herd with the feed room door open. I think they have trained these hands well. Even Wy is cracking the whip.
    Enjoy your trip. I know your parents are excited. Pictures, please.

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  5. Wow...do they do windows, too? Excellent support staff you have there. You know, you could start a little side business - people could pay you to come and experience life on a real working donkey/horse/pig/dog/chicken ranch. You know what they say - if you build it, they will come. Enjoy your trip!

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  6. The warm glow from the feed room and they all milling about is adorable.

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  7. Have a nice visit with your Mum and Dad . . .enjoy your time off. It looks like your "ranch hands" are well prepared to take care of the bunch!

    Jo in MN

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  8. You're so lucky to have good ranch hands! Have a wonderful time with your folks.

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  9. The new yoga - downward donk, heh.
    Have a great trip.
    Laurie B

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  10. Have a wonderful time on your trip
    and enjoy some time with your folks. It looks like the animals will be in very capable hands. Travel safely.

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  11. Have a wonderful time with your family! Enjoy it...no worries. Do you have a nanny cam set up?
    HA HA HA! :)

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  12. I LOVE that these peeps have given you an opportunity to oversleep! Ethyl and the Ethylettes are THE BEST!
    Bon Voyage!

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  13. Enjoy your time away, knowing that your critters are well taken care of.

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  14. Have fun and tell Mom and Dad hi.

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  15. Have a very safe trip eh!! I am sure the ranch is in good hands while you are away.....

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  16. Have a great time. Knowing all your critters are in such good hands should make it easy. Who knows maybe when you get back all your wood will be stacked in perfect circles LOL.

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  17. Enjoy your trip! What's going into the crockpot in the last picture?
    Lynda in Michigan.

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  18. Hope you have a great trip and if they don't send you pictures of the ranch, we would love to see some from your trip. Betsy

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  19. Glad to see Denise (er, Ethel) rallied the troops to come to your aid. Have a great time with your folks, post some pics of them too.

    Lynn-El

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