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November 11, 2017
A Little more Hand Stitching from Romany Quilting

A little bit of time here and there all adds up, and I’ve been working away on my second native bird stitchery while on our caravan holiday.  This one is a tui, a nectar feeder who loves to sip on the yellow kowhai blossoms in Spring.  Although not finished yet, the stitchery is coming along nicely.

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Working on my tui stitchery

We arrived home safely from our two weeks away  - and I’ll share a few more holiday snaps with you.  We came home along a different route for a change, and driving down a steep hill, we caught ...

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November 9, 2017
Bottle Calves....New Pasture from May Your Bobbin Always Be Full



The bottle calves are growing...




Number 25 is the twin orphan calf - 8 months

The diary calf on the left is 6 months






They need more room to graze...






They enjoy sniffing and licking the camera!







Today we built an electric fence and

created a new enclosure for them...

they LOVE it!


When we turned them out into their new pasture, they ran, jumped and chased each other.

You can watch them in the videos below:




Bottle Calves Run and Jump from LuAnn Kessi on Vimeo.




Bottle Calves chasing each other from LuAnn Kessi on Vimeo.





Bottle Calf sucking my ...

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September 26, 2017
Weeding..... from May Your Bobbin Always Be Full


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Howdy from Oregon!

I am not at my sewing machine...





I'll be driving this little red beauty today...





The implement on the back is a

Bush Hog mower...





I am doing a bit of weed management...

mowing down tansy and blackberries.





The barn up ahead is used for

hay storage...





This is the back side of that same barn.






Just across the river, straight ahead,

is our place...

so I am not very far from home.





I mowed 4 fields today

and now I am heading for home.





It was a beautiful day spent outdoors ...

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