2018 Weekly Synopsis
Greetings From Far Eastern Oregon
~JUNE 30, 2018
The summer continues to unfold in quick order. Cornfields seem to grow before our eyes. The hay awaits the swathers arrival. Preparations are being made for the 4th of July holiday. Here we are on the last day of June. It seems almost impossible. The calendar doesn’t lie.
Cliff is busy mowing–weeds grow faster than any crop. We also have an area where he trains, but when he cannot see the Weimar something must be done. Yesterday, he spent time mowing. We have a large mower to pull behind the tractor. That is excellent news. Those less engaged with farming and that type of thing are found escaping to the lake–boating, Stand up Paddleboarding, fishing, or swimming.
The Longhair litter’s Discovery and Placement Test is completed, and that means we have moved on to other bits of business. The exit plan and getting everything prepared for the big event is our focus. There are other bits of business to tend to as well. In reality, there is always something. (Haha)
We have our eyes on the future–hoping for a late summer or fall litter. That would be super great. In the meantime, we have the inquiries, the applications, and those waiting for a pup that keeps us actively engaged.
This Week on the Blog
I suppose Benson opening the gates at the Day Care Facility to let everyone get out to play the most popular post of the week. Nonetheless, hearing from Bayou certainly was special to our heart. It had been a long time.
Sunday— June 24 — We missed publishing (oops)
Monday–- June 25 — Wondering (Pushkin)
Tuesday — June 26 — Dasher
Wednesday — June 27 — News (Bacchus and Taun)
Thursday –- June 28 — Well Now (Benson-Day Care Social Planner)
Friday — June 29 — A Bit Delayed (Bayou)
On a very personal note
Otherwise, the gardening girls have been here a couple of times–this morning included. We harvested zucchini, crookneck squash, and cucumbers. I need to cut broccoli, too! We got our garden in a little later than would have been ideal–I heard that one person is picking peppers. Ours are blooming, but there are no baby peppers yet. There will be soon enough. Grandpa Cliff is planning on putting up a fence on the north end soon. We need it to corral some of the sprawling crops–we will tie tomatoes to the fence. We also have our squash, as well as the melons that will run along the fence. Some baby melons are forming. We watch expectantly with anticipation of the first luscious sampling.