Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Out and In

Yesterday I could walk out past the barn on bare grass.

I'm told the woodticks are already out, which means it's time to start adding bitter citrus oils to my bathwater again, and slathering wrists, ankles, neck and hair with oils the ticks don't like. Gross things, and we have been overrun by them in recent years.

Today it's snowing and everything is white again, including the sky. I don't want to go out. But the birds have been so active at the feeders that, even though I just filled them yesterday afternoon, they are almost empty. Darn hungry, those little beasties.

One of the best things about going outside when it's cold is coming back in.


  1. I don't envy you the snow Kate! Love the pictures, in my book a farm field is one of the most beautiful sights on mother earth.

  2. Snow coming here as well. Nothing better than grabbing a blanket and getting warmed up. Take care.

  3. Snow seems to be an on again off again kind of thing at this time of the year. Almost all gone here. Just a few patches here and there. Love your last sentence. I think so too. Coming back in feels as good as a warm embrace.

  4. WE're expecting snow later too. not happy about that, but cheered at the thought that I don't need to bathe in bitter citrus.


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