Thursday, March 1, 2012

In which the sn*wglobe returns and I have many strange comments to share

It did it again.
Seriously?  March 1st, and this is the best we can do? promised us rain-rain-rain-rain-blessed-wonderful-rain for the next week, and this is what was in the yard this morning.  BAH!

It's probably gone by now (early evening); outdoor temps around the library where I've spent my day were in the low 40's.  But still.  Enough, already. 

In other news, at Funder's suggestion, I recently turned off the word verification for this blog, and moved everything to moderation instead.  Wow, is that ever educational!  Here are a few exerpts from recent comments:

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I wrote this comment cause as I previously said I really like this web site I also have a web community just as you, but mine is many different from this, it is about free poker money....:)  

O. Kay.  Thanks for apreciating (sic) all my hark (sic) work, Lucy....err....WTH?????  Of course, the free poker money we discuss here on the farm blog all the time is a huge attraction to my readers.  (Is anybody else now very curious about the personal details?  Yes?  No?)

Here's another puzzler:
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There's no way on this planet I'm gonna click that website, in fact, I disabled the link before posting it here.  And to all you National Security Spies who are now reading Haiku Farm because of this fascinating post in the hopes that you've found a terrorist outcropping, welcome.  Enjoy the photos of goats and chickens, dudes. 

And no, "goats and chickens" isn't code for weaponry.  Just to clarify. 
This is a goat.

These are chickens.
See?  Not weapons of mass destruction, although if they got loose in the yard I might reconsider that classification.

A very kind correspondent thinks that I will be delighted with a link to genuine Hermes handbags and Viagra.  Uh...simultaneously?

And someone else is trying to sell me electronique cigarettes...which I'm sure I desperately need, as soon as I figure out what they are.  Right?

Finally, my personal favorite:

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Would anybody like some sliced tomato with that word salad? 

So, now Dear Readers, I want to hear from you.  Blogger's new "prove you aren't a robot" function is much more difficult to read, I get that.  I'm not sure I want to spend this much time every day sifting through weird roboposts in order to find the quality feedback I value from y'all.  And besides, I miss it when people don't define their WV's. 

Tell me what you the comments....which I will read, carefully, to make sure that you are really realio real people and not really strange strangers, like Lucy. 

Sunday, February 26, 2012

In which I start the day with some words which I will not repeat in this space

We were SUPPOSED to go riding this morning.


I can't won't haul the trailer in this stuff!
 Dubious chickens are dubious about walking in it.
 I trompled down a food corridor for the hens.  They don't want to risk sinking up to their wings and getting stuck, even though there's only about 3 inches on the ground.

 Mimsy graciously sat still for a photo.

Pickles and Luna did not WANT to sit still! Especially Pickles...

The sun clears the mountain to the east around 8:30am.  Before that, the sky is light but there's not a lot of color.   Look what the new camera can do with real light!

This is with the camera set on "normal", no extra tweaking or special settings.  Oh, hey:  the video capture is better too!

Fiddle doesn't share her hay with anybody, especially not goats!

Hana is much more amenable. 

Sure, it's pretty.

I can't wait until it's GONE.