Sunday, December 12, 2010

Weekend Down on the Farm

The weekend has been cold but cozy.  Saturday a day at home, filled with cleaning and chores. Will had to load the cellar with some wood to keep our wood stove busy.

Remember the chicks and how cute they were a short time ago?  Well, ugliness has set in.
They used to look like this:

Now they look like this.  They grow up so fast!

Farmer boy was feeling the need to cut more wood, and so he did.  I love his fashion sense.

Elizabeth and Kelli removed a big pile of this out of the chicken coop. Yes, Holly is about to eat it.  It's one of her favorites.

 Farmer boy got a fire going for us and we worked on our Christmas cards.

Kelli baked delicious cookies and I baked delicious bread.

The wind started picking up at about 7:00 pm.  It was angry and cruel.  I snuggled in to Farmer Boy and told him I was scared another tree was going to fall on the house.  After our summer of natural disasters I guess I'm more frightened.  My sweet husband, held my hand and prayed that we'd make it through the night.  After two wake up calls by the carbon monoxide detector, a visit by the fireman to see what was going on, it was time to get on with Sunday.  Church had been cancelled because the wind was still whipping and the roads were slippery.  Time to go out and survey our world.

More fashion sense!

The weather is outside is frightful, booger freezing frightful, but the fire is so delightful, and so are the cookies.  Hope you all had a good weekend.


  1. Oh YAY YAY YAY! You know how much I've been dying to comment!

  2. Hi SIS,

    Brother Bob here from the maritimes, love the blog keep it up.... Hopefully we will have some pics to share in the new year, we are buying a camera for christmas. Its suppose to get up to 12 degrees c today, I plan to do what farmer boy was up to as well... cut wood...

    Blessings Rob, Susan, BamBam, Kaleb and Adeline

  3. "booger freezing frightful"????? That sounds like a farmer-ism to me! :)

    By the way, nice to bump into you here, Robbie! I'm sure you aren't called that anymore, but that's how I remember you. Lucky you to live out in the Maritimes (and I think you called Vancouver Island home too at one time! Love it there!)


  4. Kris,
    I have been wanting to comment on your blog as well, like the change... you do have a way with words... Mom and Dad are still enjoying our Canadian winter... 2 days longer than they had hoped...roads are unsafe for travel where they are headed... stay warm and dry where you are, enjoy those cookies.
    Luv Brenda

  5. My kids got to experience "booger freezing cold" last year when we left IL to come back home. It was -6 at the airport and I told them to take a deep breath through their nose. They freaked out!


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