Monday, March 18, 2019

Back to the grind

Well I’m back to the land of cold and snow. Being away for 2 weeks is pretty amazing but it is nice to be home. My Mom did a great job taking care of all of the animals - she is the best!
Maui cows - just strolling down the road...
 It took me a couple of days to get over the jet lag and get my head thinking about horse stuff and chores again!  This weekend I got all three stalls stripped and rebedded. I also had to chip the ice away to get the back barn door open! We’ve had a lot of freeze/thaw cycles on top of a lot of snow so I’ve been having trouble keeping the doors clear. 
Maui horse - eating these delicious leaves instead of the many, many acres of mountainside pasture it was in!
The two big boys got fresh blankets and the nasty ones are packed up to get dropped off for cleaning next week.  I think Fred has grown over the winter - his butt was hanging out of the back of his size 80 blanket - the kid will need new clothes next fall for sure!  Note: I clearly need to start remembering pics for this blog! lol 
Cows, with an ocean view.
It is nice to get those little things done to kick off my barn spring cleaning. My barn isn’t very big but it does get cluttered over the winter. 

Do you do any spring cleaning? I love switching seasons and getting the barn and my tack etc.  ready for spring. 


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  1. lol YES to spring cleaning. i've kinda been doing it in phases and stages across my life, but it feels never ending tbh... glad you're feeling settled back in after your trip!

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    1. Thanks! It kind of is never ending...I just get more excited about it in the spring. lol

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  2. I kind of clean year round as I start to get anxious over clutter. But come springtime I definitely feel more motivated to really purge the excess. The barn isn't too bad, but my house has way too much stuff in it right now. Gotta get moving on that!

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    1. Thanks for the comment! :-) I tend to ignore clutter and pretty much everything in the doom and gloom of winter.

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  3. I try to clean all year round but I do the big clean and purge in January!

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    1. I need to do better this year and not let the winter gloom get to me!

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