Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Let it Snow

Happy May!

To welcome the month, we woke up on this second day of May to snow. Big, fat, fluffy flakes. It was beautiful, as snow on the ranch always is. This is probably not the last day of snow we'll have (it snowed on Memorial Day last year, after all), but just in case it is, I was glad to see it. :) Anyhow, the sun came out by 11am, and the snow all melted into a beautiful (but still cold) day.

In other news, we're both exhausted. Last year, I was exhausted throughout the first two weeks of work, and that has held true this season. You would think that ten hours of sleep would be enough, but it's not. By the end of next week, though, we should be adjusted to the work schedule and the altitude and ready to roll for the rest of the season!

Yesterday we found a single puncture wound on Indy's leg. It's kind of deep, and when we can get him to stop licking it, it will heal over nicely with the help of some neosporin. The problem is that he keeps licking the wound back open every time we get it to scab over. Tomorrow we'll put some horse wrap tape on it (won't stick to his fur), and if that doesn't deter him, we'll get him the cone of shame on a trip into town. Poor Indy.

And last, the Chef for this season arrived today. Let me just say - I adore him already. AND the man can seriously cook. Dinner tonight was amazing! Welcome to the Hawkeye, Chef Andrew!!!!!

Now? Time for some movie watching (RED is the choice for tonight) and sleep!


  1. Beautiful picture! So jealous of the snow....
    Poor Indy, I hope he doesn't have to wear the cone of shame :(

    1. So far, so good! No cone of shame for Indy yet! He hasn't licked at it in about 24 hours, and it looks like it's healing nicely. Fingers crossed!

  2. Oh my gosh you're already there!

    1. Yes! We started on April 30! Really good group of staff members this year - we can't wait to see you! Is Ferb coming?