madshutterbug (madshutterbug) wrote,
madshutterbug
madshutterbug

  • Location:
  • Mood:
  • Music:

What It Is

Kids: No new ones overnight, and doesn't appear the remaining pregnant does are labouring. All the rest are alive, moving, complaining at moms when hungry.

Ranch, other: Not much. Everyone else fed, except cows who get fed in evening. Garden uncovered yesterday so that whatever rain today came along could provide water. So far, sprinkles. Heavier areas of rain both north and south of us (of course). Uncovering the plants this time, from learning through re-covering last time (Herself had folded the 4 mil plastic over itself to the center of the rows) much more like furling a sail, rolling it to one edge of the rows the piece covered. Might make it easer to re-cover when needed.

Computer Saga: figured out which program most probably caused the earlier PC #1 installation crash. Kick myself lightly, because a bit of reading likely could prevent that. Caused me to do further research and determine that at least three, possible more of the apps I own are now outdated for the OS. Figures. Ah well.

One of those is my copy of PerfectOffice, meaning WordPerfect 12 plus associated software. This may be a moot point. Not installed yet, I've downloaded Open Office to see how this works. Big plus, if it does work, is the suite is free.

Kitchen: Confusing Houdini significantly. Herself is our usual cook. I know how, don't particularly enjoy it, so cook only when necessary. Today is my day, though, making a 'traditional' dish for this evenings Solstice Party at S&K's place. It isn't the Solstice yet, they usually hold the party on the closest Saturday other than Christmas. So I'm making Cheesy Piggie, aka Blasphemous Dip.


Herself's brother is here to pick up the small trailer & 4WD ATV he left a couple weeks back, on his way home from a hunting trip. Reason for leaving here is he managed to bend the axle on the trailer, so was overheating and blowing out tyres on the road heading home. He's here with a bigger trailer which will hold both the ATV & trailer for the trip home.

Also doing laundry.

Exciting, eh?
Tags: goats, life, ranch
Subscribe

  • Year In Review Meme, 2010

    The first sentence from the first substantive post* for each month in 2010, with clarification where needed. * Substantive, as in, skipped things…

  • I AM the Dragon

    Please put this on your status if you know someone (or are related to someone) who has been eaten by dragons. My wish for 2010 is that people will…

  • Here We Go Again

    The So-Called Rules: 1. Reply to this post with 'Icons!', and I will pick five of your icons. 2. Make a post (including the meme info) and talk…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments