I have to say this "Being Good" part of my recuperation from has been very hard for me. I am not a person who just likes to "not bend" for three months. Try it out sometime. Try going through part of your day without twisting or bending your spine. No lifting, except for maybe a tissue fallen to the floor and when you go to reach for it, don't use any bending of the back. Keep it straight and bend only with your legs as a ballet dancer would. Uff Da! :) I will either have very strong legs or my knees will give out before my next Dr. visit!
I did take a few pictures of the lambs having their ears tagged this past weekend and IF I can find where my DH put them on the computer, I will try to post one or two. That's right, we ARE official and the lambs are up for sale! I will try to get some "nice" pictures (current ones) of everyone.
I walked down to the barn this noon to make sure everyone has fresh water and I wanted to spray fly repellent in the pens in the barn. It's hot today! Even Skit came out from under his lean-to to take the tender leaves from the apple tree I picked for him, then went right back under into the shade as soon as there were no more leaves. He's no fool...the shade is where to be today. Rain has been forecast, but not until later in the day. Until later we all must endure the hot.
At this altitude, the sun can be more brutal than south of us in the Phoenix area. It'll fry you in about five minutes in the summer at 80+ degrees. Locals can tell who isn't from here as most visitors leave with roaring sunburns and puzzled looks as to why they were burned when it wasn't as hot as home. The news people always do the egg-frying-on-the-sidewalk thing here in Arizona in the summer. And I knew exactly what that egg felt like as I came out of the house. There is no breeze. The fans in the barn are going full blast. Everyone is getting ready to "siesta" until the cool of the evening.
At night we start out without covers over us, but by morning we're in the 40s here at Oleo Acres, one of the cheaper spreads. I am always amazed that I have a blanket over me upon waking as I barely remember pulling it up during the night. But it's always there in the morning. :)
I know now that summer has dropped from the favorite season when I was a kid catching fireflies in jars in the Midwest. I'll take a cool Fall or cold Winter day over this anytime...and you're welcome to remind me of that statement next Winter!