Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Mackenzie and the Three Bears

Yesterday was a day of surprises.
A visit from our little pink fairy started our day off just right.

We spent time visiting all of the animals...

talking to the pigs...

and feeding the sheep...

It was the perfect day for enjoying the cool spring grass...

feeling it between our toes...

and picking dandelions.

We took a ride over to the 100 Acre gather the memory cards from the game cameras...
and to give Mackenzie's puppy, Sam, a bit of exercise.

I had a hunch, based on the bear-clawed tree and paw prints on the tent last week,
that we might see something pretty fantastic.
And we did!!

1st camera...
very suspicious for something very big...
and two somethings!

Second camera....

But, the best of all was Camera #3...

It looks like we have a Mama bear and two yearling cubs.

What a day full of surprises!


  1. And now you know the rest of the story!!!!!!! Love your blog, it brightens my day!!!!! Love the bear photos!!!!!!

  2. Omg!! Mom and her cubs, how exciting is that!! Thank you for sharing what you love with all of us. Karla from Coal City, IL

  3. My favorite photo? The baby's sweet foot!!
    Awesome photos of the bears.
    Thank you for your advice yesterday. It pointed me in the right direction even though I did not want to go there...

  4. Little pink fairy toes......priceless! Great photos of the bear family. Mama looks pretty big!

  5. Congratulations on your bear catch! Love the picture of little Mackenzie lying on the grass with the sunglasses on. It's nice to have visitors! Have a nice day.

  6. oh but sort of scary too!

  7. What a cutie!!! She is getting so big, wished we could figure out how to keep them small. Bears, yikes, three!!! Enjoy your week!

  8. I can't believe you have bears in your woods! yikes! So cool to catch them on film.
    your granddaughter is so cute! What a fun time she is going to have as she grows up visiting your farm.

  9. Your grand daughter is getting so big! Time sure flies by.
    OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG! Those bears! How awesome is that?
    Thank you for sharing.

  10. I wasn't expecting a mama bear and cubs, awesome! Of course, that also means there's a papa bear somewhere off in the woods.

  11. Oh my . . . YOU GOT BEAR!
    And a sweet little baby girl M too . . .

  12. Wonderful photos , I love seeing kids and farm animals interacting it is soo cute ! WOW ! great bear captures . Thanks for sharing , have a good day !

  13. What a sweetie Mackenzie her little toes!! Wow...what a sight to see those 3 bears on your land. I hope they keep their distance from your bees chickens and other critters. We've been told we have bear that visits our property here in Arkansas. So far we haven't seen any but like you, we have plenty of raccoon and turkey and deer around. Please be careful :)


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