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PostSubject: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:50 pm

Here are the pics showing the full quarter to half an inch of snow we got on the 23rd of December! Laughard
But it was still great to have it, it's better than nothing  Wink

I took the pics when i first got out which was around 6 am, so it was still quite dark, except for the last one as the sun was rising.









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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:30 pm

Well! Wow! Doesn't that all look 'magical'!  ddream
thkyou for posting the pic's, Merry!  blowkiss
Now, that first picture is real art!  dazzled

Hey! How-come the cows aren't under that tree, Merry!?  laughtotear  

I looked-up in the internet, and it says we get an extra 2 minutes of daylight with each day passing!
So, in 30 days, we'll be getting 1 hour more daylight!
I like this short daylight!
In the Summer, the daylight is tooo sooo l-o-n-g!  yawns ...and  bored

Why did you take a picture of that door knob, Merry!  laughtotear

Oh! But you've got BEAUTIFUL wood grain!  ddream

I see your big balls of Hey too!  Grin

Yup! an authentic picture of a real Ranch! ddream
I like the Barn!  yes

That's a real good dark picture of your cows meandering!  ddream
Yes, it looks quite magical with the snow.  ddream

The Bobcat was around again yesterday!
'Actually' I've been told it's not a Bobcat ...it's a Lynx.
Whatever it is, it's probably got sharp teeth!  laughtotear
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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:21 pm

Oh my! I had forgotten to answer your post!!! oopsy

Here's a belated thkyou but it's like my pics disappeared! lousy pic online storage!

Anyhow here's few pics of our 1st snowfall, this time they'll stick as i got the link from my FB








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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Great pic's, Merry!  dazzled
I'd hate for that big cow to step on my foot!  laughtotear
Is that "Harry"!? ...without his bottle!?  laughtotear
What's that stuff hanging from the trees!? - It looks like a snake hide or something!  inspects

Oh! And those 2 beautiful horses!  ddream
And I see how well cared-for they are!  dazzled

I can't see what's in the barn, Merry!
Do your horses and cows live in there!?
I bet that barn looks totally cool from the inside!

I see there's a ladder laying on the side of the barn!  inspects
What do you use the ladder for!?  notsure

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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:19 pm

thkyou Millie! I know my snow doesn't look like much compared to what you get, but that made me happy, it's better than nothing... yes

no the rascal going around in my front yard is an heifer, she's not full grown she'll be a lot bigger...

no, only the horses go in the barn in their stalls and that is if it is too cold like 25F and under
tonight with 14F they sleep in winks

it is a big barn and besides the horse's stalls we have a calf stall, but only in use if i'm bottle feeding one.
Then, hubby has a shop and his band sawmill and there's room to park some equipment, plus storage.
just a tall ladder hubby uses when he has to

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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:45 pm

Oh! Right! Sorry I forgot to say about the snow! laughtotear
Quite a blizzard you got going there, Merry!  laughhard  laughtotear


Yeah, I know, I love winter too, Merry!  ddream
In your pictures, I can hardly see the animals and barn, for all the SNOW!!!  laughtotear
You'll soon have to tie a rope between the house and the barn so you won't get lost in all the snow blizzard! laughtotear

I must say that it looks magical though! ddream
I love the atmosphere of wintertime! ddream


I bought a tall ladder like that, to finish my Well at 12ft deep!  yes

Sooo! The heifer broke into your front yard!  laughtotear  
'Someone' is going to have to double staple the barbwire fence! laughtotear

The temperature here is around 32F in the daytime.
The night time temperature is around 19F.
I won't plug-in the car motor block heater until 5F.

Well! Your horses will be nice and cozy and warm in the barn!  ddream

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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:41 am

Oh! I forgot to say!
What is that hanging on the trees!?
I suggested that it may be 'snake hides'!
But, I can't imagine you draped snake hides to dry in the trees! - Unless you're doing something I don't know about!!!  laughtotear
But, the 2 articles draped in the trees, sure look like snake skins!
So I must ask! ...Do you make your very-own snake skin shoes, Merry!!!???  notsure

OR! they may be long light-brown dead leaves!!!!!!!!!?????????
But, I've never seen that light-brown dead leaves so l-o-n-g before!
Is that a special kind of tree that I haven't got here, Merry!!!??? question

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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:24 am

[quote="Millie"]Quite a blizzard you got going there, Merry! laughhard laughtotear You'll soon have to tie a rope between the house and the barn so you won't get lost in all the snow blizzard! laughtotear /quote]

lmao yep, could see as much as in a black hole... laughtotear

more seriously, people who lived here for generations say that there used to be blizzards every winter, now we got snow like spit in the wind lol

Millie wrote:
'Someone' is going to have to double staple the barbwire fence! laughtotear

if only.... Hubby and daughter tried to find how the rascal gets out every day... inspects question but could not! it's a mystery! Miss Renegade must have a good laugh, knowing she gets us all the time! lostmarble then, when we go get her she goes back in pretty easy, it has become routine! yes

Millie wrote:
The temperature here is around 32F in the daytime.
The night time temperature is around 19F.

so we have basically same temps at the moment...
tonight it's better with 26F but last night we had 14F cold

oopsy forgot to answer about the tree....

It's an Albizia and what you see hanging is just the seeds voila

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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:40 pm


Merry wrote:
 oopsy  forgot to answer about the tree....

It's an Albizia and what you see hanging is just the seeds voila  
[/quote] I have 'never' heard of a Albizia Tree before, Merry! - I sure don't have any trees like that around me!  awestruck

I did a bit of study on it, that, apparently, it would be the equivalent of an Alder, or Aspen tree.
All considered to be a garbage tree!
They grow fast, and rot fast, and they don't give-off much heat in a wood stove.
Hey! But that's a beautiful tree! - I looked at some Albizia trees pictures on google ...and on utube!
Do you ever sit in the branches!?  Grin

I read that you can train the trees to make a tunnel canopy over your driveway!
That would be cool to drive through a tunnel like that!  happy


'Miss Renegade' in the front yard! laughtotear

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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:38 am

laughtotear
Miss Renegade aka Miss Pain in the Rear! cows getting loose all the time are always a nuisance!

Grin  great pics!!  blowkiss

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PostSubject: Re: Snowfall in Hobbiton   Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:51 pm

an albizia is a beautiful tree that makes fluffy pink flower and nice leaves that look like fern... it's my fav flower tree with the cherry tree!
I don't know why they link it to an aspen because it has nothing in common with it Thinking as it grows it becomes like a big parasol, and yes i like to sit under it!
I'm shocked that they consider them as garbage tree! omg when they are so beautiful!

here is a google pic as i don't want to upload one of mine. So my tree is even bigger



and look how beautiful are the flowers



when i move if there's no albizia, i'll buy one and plant it cuz i won't go without...

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