Can you believe how quickly we are heading into December?
It seems like just yesterday I was planting seeds and weeding garden boxes.
Now the boxes are asleep beneath a layer of compost...
patiently awaiting a spring rebirth.
Days are getting shorter and shorter.
It's unseasonably warm here this week, with afternoon temps in the 50's.
If this continues there will be no hope for a white Christmas.
I will keep my fingers crossed, however!
Who would think after his cruciate ligament tear a few months back,
that Sammie would end up being the healthiest dog on the farm?
Sadly, Annie and Oakley are having health issues and are presently both on
Annie has a painful growth on her front left elbow.
We are treating her with anti-inflammatories and antibiotics...
to no avail.
She has an appointment for an x-ray on Friday.
Oakley gave us a scare on Sunday.
He lost control in his back legs and was unable to walk.
After a few doses of prednisone he is once again walking.
Prednisone has its side effects and we are trying to decrease his dosage,
but I fear he will remain on this medication for the rest of his life.
Oakley has lymphoma (we've known this for months) that has
most likely metastasized to...