This has been a GREAT week because we have been visited by a very dear friend of mine, Lane. She is a star. Below, you can view her participating in the activity of the morning, tree-limbing. We climbed in trees along the edges of fields and cut off limbs below 20 feet. It was kind of like practicing to be a porcupine or a koala bear.
The other reason it was a great week is because we tripled our herd of Milking Devons. Tyler and Elsie drove to northern Vermont on a epic one-day cow recuperation mission. They arrived back in Monroe with a full trailer (two pregnant mama cows and their two daughters) just after dark on Monday and we gave them a full-on welcoming party. Lane was the official cow photographer.
Above: Maple and Ryan, the two mamas, on their first day. Below: The welcoming committee.
Anna: "How much poop does this cow have on her butt, before I go shoving her around?"
On Monday, my first day off from work with Lane, she and I hiked Bald Rock Mountain in Lincolville, and both the weather and the location were beautiful. This is the only picture of the two of us there that doesn't look like I am having a major illness.