Monthly Archives: June 2009

Here we see the courtship dance of the Cedar Waxwing

I saw some very interesting birds at the feeder the other day. They were beautifully colored, and kept passing something back and forth between them. From Wikipedia: “During courtship the male and female will sit together and pass small objects … Continue reading

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Horses

As Emily mentioned, we currently have another pony.  He’s a very big pony – big enough for Emily and me to ride.  We may buy him, but for now we’re trying him out for two weeks.  We haven’t ridden him … Continue reading

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Science!

Delia has been using my old microscope that my Dad bought me when I was little.  It works, but it’s showing its age.  For one thing, you have to hold the light bulb in with tape to make it work. … Continue reading

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Retired Chickens

I think our old chickens have pretty much given up laying, at least for now.  We’re now getting 6-8 eggs per day from our 11 chickens.  Three of them are the old ones.  We can usually tell their eggs because … Continue reading

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Woah Sancho!

We have another horse visiting, and had an adventure with him on the first day!  He got dropped off Thursday evening, and we just put him in the paddock with Cowboy.  They got along great, we gave them some treats, … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon

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Portrait

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Big Bob

Henry has been obsessed with his Bob the Builder dolls – especially the big one, named Big Bob.  He carries him around all the time and when we’re away from home, he asks for Big Bob and wants to go … Continue reading

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Quick Update

Delia had her first baseball practice tonight!  It was very spur of the moment.  Our neighbor came over and told us baseball was starting tonight (her husband is the coach, which is great since Delia knows him).  Delia said she … Continue reading

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