After spending two days in the house,
I felt the need to get out and visit my friends.
It was close-up time yesterday afternoon...
time for feeding and watering and the last clean-up of the day.
It had snowed for most of the day,
and was absolutely breathtaking outside.
I had so needed to feel the peace that the farm brings to my soul,
and my trip out to the barn did just that.
A fresh covering of snow makes the world practically silent.
Silence... except for a distant "who-whoooo" of a great horned owl in the woods.
Ahhh...my heart felt like it had just come home again.
Amanda and I finished the chores and headed home in the gator...
marveling at how beautiful snow makes the farm look.
I am just itching to get onto my cross country skis...
but that will have to wait for now.
For now I will have to be satisfied to just get back out to the barn.
Life is good!
Once back in the house, I headed upstairs to my sewing room in the loft...
to start a new project.
I am warping my loom to begin a new weaving project.
I am going to weave a warm wool wrap... a little something to throw
around my shoulders when sitting in front of the fire on snowy days such as this.
Outside the window,
birds were busily flitting from branch to bird feeders.
Snowy days make for the best bird watching!
Oh, how I love snowy days!