Saturday, April 22, 2017

Spring Weather

We had rain this week for two days and then some appreciated sunshine.

Far Guy has been carving outside, yesterday I joined him, it was nice to sit in the sunshine.

Chance and the wagon wheel

Chance is still a bit miffed about his trip to the groomer.

Last night after supper we went for a ride, saw a nice sized Hawk that was hunting, it was fun to watch him dip and weave searching for his next meal. 

We ran onto the gopher trappers.

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My nephew Josh and his children Lumbermason and Anna.

It wasn’t too long and my other baby brother and she who sees robins first drove by …so we had a family reunion in the middle of the road.

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  1. That's an unusual name (Lumbermason). Nice to see the sun around here, too. I hope we have more today. :-)

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    1. His name is Mason, but he is a wood cutter:)

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  2. This world needs more gopher trappers (our ditches are full of the little beasts) - do they still have a bounty on the buggers?

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    1. One township in Becker County has a bounty of $5 each:) I think ours is $2 or so :(

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  3. Chance is a georgous doggie!

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  4. Ah! The gopher state. They really can destroy the land with their mounds and big tunnels. I didn't know they had a bounty on them, though.
    Chance does look great!
    Nothing like a little hawk watching and a family reunion in the road--LOL!

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  5. Maybe Chance did end up with a
    happy day. Family, Hawks and gophers.
    Could not have ask for more.

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  6. That is funny to meet up in the road! lol
    Poor Theo got a bad groom job and looks just like a chihuahua now - she cut his mutton chops after we asked her not to!
    I think Chance looks handsome.
    We had a hawk to fly low across the road in front of us this week looking for a meal.
    Hope you guys continue to enjoy the sunshine - carving outdoors would be so nice.

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  7. Impromptu family reunions are great! A beautiful Spring day yesterday here, but rain coming again. Getting some seeds in this morning. At least I won't have to worry about watering them.

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  8. Living 1500 miles away from my family has both advantages and disadvantages. The latter being never meeting for impromptu visits.
    Can't believe Chance is still miffed!!

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  9. Everyone was tired of all of the rain, so getting out was a good idea. It is good to see all the family and then you get to go home.

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  10. Living near family gives much support.

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  11. Chance is looking mighty spiffy and even more handsome. Guess you never know who you'll run into while out for a drive. Larry's loon cam went live this afternoon. Already at least one swim-by so hopefully we'll have a pair nesting this year. I think that's how I found your blog all those years ago - either from Larry's blog or the loon chat room. It's been a wonderful journey following you.

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  12. This post made me smile! Never a bad thing to have a bit of a family reunion!

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  13. Your life style is so different from mine, and reading about it makes me smile. It's much more like my life was when I was a child growing up on a small farm in Oregon.

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  14. It must be so nice to have family close by and such a beautiful area to live in. I love loons...I need a recording!

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