Definitely not the kind of spring break I had in mind.  We have had lots of rain this month and we are in the final stages of completing the barn.  Actually, the barn is done – it’s just everything around the outside of the barn that needs work.  That involves dozens of truckloads of different kinds of gravel, rock and sand that need to be brought in and with all this rain, the experts have decided that the ground needs to dry out  and firm up before the heavy trucks start driving all over it.

OK, I get it.  I don’t like it, but I get it.  So we put off bringing the horses home for a few more weeks and we are taking a break from the barn project to work on other things around the place.

I thought I would share with you a little of what’s been going on around the farm over the past month or so.

Gator has been working hard on improving our road so we have been collecting rocks from the fields and filling in low spots on the road.


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I got the garden started.


I should have plants ready to go outside in a few weeks.

We’ve also been working in the yard.


It hasn’t been all work though.  We’ve taken some time to enjoy the wildlife…..

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and the blooms.

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We’ve even taken a little time to enjoy the fruits of all of our hard work.



OK, spring break is over – back to work!