-- The coyotes have been very noisy this week, and Cracker has been noisy in return, barking and howling during the night to let those coyotes know he's on duty. Rosie joins in on occasion. As soon as Cracker knows I'm out and about in the morning, he retires for a nap, knowing that I have the watch.
-- We had sleet and freezing rain last weekend, and the local birds were buzzing around the bird feeder. The usual cardinals and juncos doubled in number and were joined by a bossy blue jay. I was glad to help out with extra feed for them on a very cold winter day.
-- Yesterday marked the Chinese New Year. Happy Year of the Goat!
-- I was told last night that there is a black bear wandering around the wilderness behind us. It was caught about a mile away from us, and then the game warden let it loose. Gee, thank you.
-- My laptop bit the dust on Thursday. A friend is looking at it and hopefully he'll get it working again. In the meantime, I'm limited on what I can do. I'm able to borrow hubby's laptop but I can't do as much on it as on my own with the programs I use most often.
-- This week's posts were Learning from Farming Cultures: Iceland and part three of my Making Soap with Goat Milk series, Hot Process Soap.
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