Sunday, October 20, 2013

It's That Time Of Year

It's that time of year.  The time of year when you can't get enough stuff done.  The weather is great but it's getting colder every day.  That is pushing us to try and get things done for winter.

 Time to get the goats' hooves trimmed so that we wont have to worry about them getting snow packed in them.  I'll probably have to trim them again up into the winter, but might as well get done what I can now. They also need to be moved to another place before it starts getting muddy.  A place that we don't have done.  I'm hoping that we can get the electric fence up and the goats can get use to it easily.  That's going to be interesting with fainting goats. hehehehe.  

We also have to get wood cut.  Hubby and I don't like to cut wood in the summer.  One, it's hot. Two, we have to be on the lookout for bees and snakes.  And I don't know about you, but I'd rather not have to mess with either one.  So we wait until it's cold enough for them to not want to be out and about.  We usually have wood left over from the winter before so we can have a small fire when it starts to get a little cool.

Another thing on the list is getting the wood splitter and lawn mower ready for winter.  The lawn mower needs all the gas run out of it so that it doesn't gum up the motor.  Believe me, with the new gas that's out there now, it will.  We need to do the same thing with the weed eaters too.  The wood splitter needs just going over.  It needs things like oiled, new gas, and lube.  It's all part of owning machinery.

So today we decided to start on one of the projects.  We went to my parents  house and cut some wood.  Dad had a few trees that needed taken down. They were dead or dying, so of course we didn't say no when he asked if we wanted them.  Thanks Dad!!!!!  We will take all you want to give.

I did do more than just take pictures.  But, taking pictures IS an important part.  :0)  I was told I was earning my pilot license.  Hubby would cut it, and I would "pilot" into piles. hehehe

So until next time,

Small Farm Girl,  professional pilot.


Sunnybrook Farm said...

Pilot license, I love it and will have to remember that one for when the wife's boys are helping me.

Donna. W said...

I've been the "pilot" a few times.

Willow said...

Hee Hee love it !

Unknown said...

I almost spit coffee out laughing about those goats and that electric fence. Now that there's some funny stuff!

Sandy Livesay said...

Small Farm Girl......AKA: Pilot,

There is plenty to get finished before winter rolls in like a banshee. Now goats and an electric fence, this could be very entertaining.

Stay warm, and I hope you get all you set out to do done before it gets to cold outside.

small farm girl said...

Im gonna have to post something about the goats and electric fence. hehehe