I just blinked.... and the whole weekend flew by in an instant!
At least that's how it seems!
It's Sunday night and just a little earlier I realized that I had not taken any photos
for this blog post.
This explains why the following photos look like they were taken at night.
We had guests on Sunday for a picnic... and in preparation,
each of the horses were groomed.
Hooves picked, not a hair out of place....
and then everyone decided to roll in the dust and shavings...
making themselves look worse than before we started.
Such mischievous horses!
Saturday morning we took delivery on a load of hay.
Yes, it's time to prepare for winter, and stock the barn with hay.
We have one more load yet to come and we should be in fine shape for a
cold snowy winter.
Apparently the Farmer's Almanac has predicted that we will have a blustery, snowy winter this year.
We'll be ready!
One of the bales of hay broke open, so we used it for feeding this weekend.
I didn't even get a chance to unload the hay...
before 5 horses descended upon the wheelbarrow.
A hay feeder might be nice, except for the fact that the boys have a way of
accidentally, on purpose, excluding poor Scarlet!
That's it, girl, push your way in there!
Make those boys move out of the way!
I ended up taking the hay from the wheelbarrow and spreading it around the dry lot.
That way everyone had the same opportunity.
Over the past few years, we have noticed that a lot of wineries, and microbreweries
have started to pop up in our neck of the woods.
I love supporting local "Mom and Pop" businesses.
Saturday we took a drive and visited a few.
We had wanted to stop and visit a local distillery that opened this year.
They specialize in whiskey and moonshine.
The moonshine is sold in mason jars and comes in yummy flavors like pumpkin pie and apple pie.
I am not much of an alcohol consumer,
but once in a great while I like a wee nip.
This particular flavor... Salted Caramel Whiskey... just might be the best I have ever tasted!
One of our Sunday guests mentioned that he thought it might be good on pancakes!
HAH! Now that's quite a way to start your day!
I must admit... a bottle just happened to follow me home.
Will I have it on pancakes?