Another slow day

Yesterday was sort of a lazy day.

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Maybe slower paced is a better description.

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But lazy still works for some of us.
I mostly just piddled around the place, got caught up on the laundry, did a little house keeping at the barn, and spent time with the animals.

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The ducks have really gotten pretty. I wasn’t expecting them to be white. The crested ducks that I had before were brown and gray – but I’m o.k. with white.

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Sassafras, who lives with the ducks, spent a good part of her day hanging out under the fig tree.
I put Polk Salad Annie outside to play in the grass, but brought her back in

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before dark.
I surprised the goats with roses,

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which happens to be one of their favorite snacks.

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The water in the fish bathtub cleared up nicely. That took about a week.

I have this one broody hen,

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who hates to see me coming. She knows that I’m going to take the eggs out from under her. I wouldn’t do that if we had a rooster. So, those eggs wouldn’t hatch if she sat on them till the cows came home. And that would be a long time, since we don’t have cows.
I meandered through the lilies in the evening. Even though they’re not at their best at that time of day,

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they were still beautiful.
My life is not a part of the same rat race that most of the world seems to embrace. And even though I do march to a little different drummer, its still good to take things down a notch. This morning,

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when Joel pointed out the sun’s rays reaching across the room,

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I went out and strolled through the garden.

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Everything was fresh and new. Flowers were open that were not open yesterday,

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and will not be open tomorrow. Creation calls….it’s going to be another slow day.

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