Knee Deep in Summer!


| 7/2/2019 6:48:00 PM


Windy Meadows FarmWe are knee deep in summer, as the old saying goes.

Gone are the gentle spring afternoons where the temperatures were low and the cool breezes were welcomed through each open window and screen door. In our part of the Midwest we enjoyed a long and cool spring…perfect for the start of garden chores, spring cleaning, and outdoor get-togethers. Our last gathering with friends was around a bonfire, and as the evening wore on, I found myself gathering cozy quilts for each of us…unheard of in June! The weather was almost autumn-like as we woke up to brisk mornings and ended each day with a chilly evening.

However; today, the sun is high and the thermometer reads 93 degrees.  Heat like this means chores are done early before the sun and humidity can take their toll.  The hens were out early stretching their wings…later they’ll enjoy watermelon to help cool them off. I spent a couple of days painting and sprucing up their coop…inspired by others I’d seen, why not make it a little fun?

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Signs from our local feed store, colorful tea towels stitched into curtains, a little stenciling, and other little things I had tucked away were dusted off and added.

NebraskaDave
8/11/2019 11:39:33 AM

Wendy, August is definitely summertime living. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. Nebraska Dave Urban Farmer






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