Thank you for all of the birthday wishes yesterday. They helped make it a very special day indeed. Hubbs took over all of the farm chores for the day... which was great (and it rained, so I felt sorry for him.) But, that left me with an entire day to do whatever I wanted.
Much of the day was spent in my sewing room happily working on painting projects for my class. We worked on leaves and different styles of flowers. I was happy as a pig in mud!
Before the rains (and later, freezing rain, not snow, thankfully) came, I took the dogs out for a walk-about.
Armed with scissors and a pitcher of water, I was intent on cutting the blossoming daffodils in order to keep them from freezing overnight.
There are still tons of un-opened blossoms, but most of the opened ones were cut so that I can continue to enjoy them indoors. I hiked through the front pasture, past sleeping equines, to harvest the daffodils that grow in our locust grove.
While wandering around the farm, I was pleased to find more signs of Spring. New life returning in areas that I had planted last summer....
and smiling violas peaking out from beneath a garden bunny.
As I crossed the little stream that helps to feed the...