Life at Mudville


| 7/18/2016 1:22:00 PM


Tags: donkeys, country life, Ginnie Baker, Bellville, Ohio,

I can’t believe the Fourth of July has come and gone already. I know I say this every year, but where has the year gone?

It doesn’t seem like too long ago we were shoveling snow and freezing. Now, you’re mowing the grass and sweating!

Samson and Delilah seem to enjoy this hot stuff. Sometimes I forget that their heritage goes back to Sicily where I’m sure it’s hot.

sammy and delilah check out S and B

Both Samson and Delilah love clover and their pastures have quite a bit of it. Unfortunately, they can’t eat fast enough so the hay grows up taller than their shoulders. Sometimes, all I can see are their big ears poking up. So John mows it down, making paths for them to walk to their sand piles and around each pasture like a maze.

Delilah is an eating machine! She doesn’t eat to live; she lives to eat, as the saying goes. If she hears me or sees me working in the garden, she gives the most pathetic bray, telling me she’s hungry. I usually give in which is why I’m going to enroll her in Weight Watchers!




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