Month: March 2014

Wet Sheep

Wet Sheep

This is a muddy season in the best of times but last Thursday’s blizzacane with fine horizontal snow propelled at mach 3 didn’t help much. It’s pretty much wet everywhere. Luckily it’s not too cold and I’m not lambing yet. Even luckier, after last year’s […]

it didn’t look so bad from here

it didn’t look so bad from here

Yesterday we said we weren’t going to join the masses posting photos of the weather outside their window. Well, we’ve changed our mind. In true Harrier Hill fashion, here’s our submission a day late. With all the news surrounding this storm, we were hoping for […]

It’s not chicken photography weather

It’s not chicken photography weather

  Our birds give us beautiful eggs. Occassionally I am a doofus and put one in my pocket. And do something I shouldn’t do with eggs in my pocket. I’ll feel the crunch, curse, and then wash my jacket. With 100km/h winds and a foot […]

checking the mail

checking the mail

Sometimes we take a twenty minute break to walk down and check the mail. We loop back via the Trans-Canada trail that runs through our property and cut across by our big, red barn to complete the circle. I treasure this short walk because I […]

BEGINNING IN THE MIDDLE

BEGINNING IN THE MIDDLE

The difficulty with beginning a story in the middle is knowing where in the middle to begin. An obvious beginning of the middle is upon us… lambing time! The first two lambs arrived 2 weeks ago and the next 60+ arrive starting two weeks from […]