Â Â Â After three days of wind and rain, I was glad to see that a few stars were twinkling in the sky this morning and that part of the moon was showing when I went outside in the pre-dawn darkness. It still was fairly windy, but that seems easier to endure when the rain isn’t also pouring down.
Â Â Â For the first time in several days, I was able to feed the horses outside, in their corral, instead of in the barn. The ground was frozen so I could spread out the hay without it becoming a muddy mess. Our farmyard also had dried up a bit so I wasn’t sloshing through as much water on my trips back and forth to the barn, and Rosebud’s paws weren’t covered in mud when she came back to the house with me. I left Maggie and Minnie in the outdoor kennel because they went exploring while I was feeding the horses and came back with their feet more black then yellow.
Â Â Â Although, we didn’t need the rain, I’m glad that the precipitation fell in that form instead of in snow as it did further west. That would have been a real mess.