Today I wanted to share our amazing apple harvest with you.
Every year we have bushels of ugly apples...
apples that taste wonderful and make terrific sauce and pies...
but are definitely ugly.
You see, we don't spray our trees,
so our apples are organic.
So, here is this year's harvest....
Yes, that's it...
Two. Ugly. Little. Apples.
Luckily, I met a local lady with apples to spare,
who generously gave me several buckets full.
And with those I filled a dozen quart jars with applesauce.
Yesterday was perfect for canning,
as this is what was happening outside while I was in the kitchen...
When the applesauce was finished,
I headed out, with Ritz in hand, to feed the goats their dinner.
Sitting on an old log in the goat yard,
I found myself completely surrounded by goats and chickens,
all competing for a yummy treat.
The chickens are so bold, they will steal Ritz right out of the goats' mouths.
Missy, who has better manners than most, relies upon a look of righteous indignation.
She has perfected the tight-lipped "well, what about me????" look.
By the time the crackers were doled out and the pellets were consumed,
the sky grew ominous and we headed back indoors....
both the goats and I!
TomTom, on the other hand is not afraid of a little wet weather.
Goodbye, adorable Dot...
I'll see you tomorrow, when the sun comes back out!
Oh, and driving to pick up the apples yesterday morning,
I happened to spy this along the way.
For some reason, it just cracked me up...
not a usual sight.
It's kind of hard to camouflage a cow!