I am really behind on blogging because LiFe is happening! School has wrapped up about as much as it is going to. Mariah still has some Bible to finish up, Malachi is working on Reading all summer and Madeline is busy preparing for next fall. Matthew decided (with a little encouragement from his parents!) to take a couple of summer courses. He will thank us next fall when he isn't taking an overload of classes! :o)
This time of year is always so busy with kidding season, baby chicks, gardening and yard work. We lost our Nubian "Wildflower" a couple of weeks ago. We aren't sure what happened but the vet suspected it was a genetic issue. That was a huge financial hit for our little homestead, but we traveled (not quite as far as last time!) to another farm and bought a new little Nubian doeling. The girls haven't quite settled on her name yet, but I will post pictures of her soon. Wildflower was a pretty goat but I think this new one is even prettier!
I had done some tree pruning and asked the boys to clean it up. I looked out and typical of their personalities Malachi was busy cleaning up and Myles was busy playing.
When I announced that any hard worker would get a treat Myles suddenly sprung into action! :o)
One thing we always look forward to in the spring is picking strawberries! We travel to a Mennonite farm down the road from us to pick.
Macheus took no interest in the berries, (He wouldn't even eat any!) but he thoroughly enjoyed being free to walk around.
Mariah loves to have her picture taken almost as much as her mother! :o)
Trying a bite but not impressed. He and Mariah are by far my pickiest eaters!
Well. that is all for today. Hoping to blog some more this week and get my pictures caught up! Hope you all are having as beautiful a spring as we are having here in the sunny south!