Christmas Shopping Idea: visit Jordan and Atlanta's shop for the cutest
ever vintage-style doll beds and bedding sets!
treat for anyone who wants to see what all Atlanta and Jordan are up to in
Tennessee. This monthly slideshow features pictures sent from Atlanta and
phone back to Texas. No major details, but rather an overview of recent
So fun! Don't miss it!
Sunday, December 8 -
Staying Warm - What's everybody up to around the ranch today? How is
everyone staying warm?
The kids are keeping their
blood pumping with a very loud and exciting game of "Splash". It's like
"spoons", except that you grab dolphins instead.
Coconut by the woodstove
in the school room.
Gypsy on the couch by the
The lizards have two heat
lamps and an "under sand" heater.
The turtle also has an
You can see the fish
aquarium heater on the inside of the tank.
Fenton the finch is by the
woodstove in the kitchen.
Unfortunately, he lost his
mate a couple of weeks ago.
Aspen and Rusty don't seem
to mind the cold as they head out to milk.
Saturday, December 7 -
Cozy Critters - This was the early morning scene from my kitchen sink
window looking out into the school room.
Carolina, Coconut and Rusty were enjoying the warm fire that Nathan had
Friday, December 6 -
Crisp Evening - Expecting an overnight temperature of only five degrees,
the guys are out doing chores and checking stock, and (shocker) I'm out
taking pictures of the sky.
Check out the icicles on
Uncle Chris' pickup.
Bright Morning -
Some lovely sparkly scenes this morning.
Thursday, December 5 -
Snow Day - Snow and sleet fell intermittently all day.
Wednesday, December 4 -
Preparing for Bad Weather - Today the guys cut loads of firewood,
watered the stock, drained the hoses and covered the faucets in preparation
for several days of extremely cold weather headed our way. In this picture
they're moving Aspen's peafowl pen around to the south side of the house
behind our front yard fence so as to enjoy more sunshine and have a wind
block. Cim is in the tree cutting off some low hanging limbs that are
keeping the enclosure from being scooted all the way against the fence.
Tuesday, December 3
- We've had some beautiful weather this last week. This allowed me to
finally clean out my storage building. This meant pulling out tons of stuff
and having it set outside for several days while I went through it. I'm so
glad to have it done. Now, I can clean/organize several other spaces, since
I'll have a place to go with items that don't belong in the house, but don't
need to be discarded either. Tonight the weather was so pleasant and the sky
so appealing, I tried out several filter effects as I wondered around the
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