Saturday, November 14, 2009


Here's a little better picture of the frost on our black fences steaming as the sun hits.

Horses (and sheep) steam as well (As always, click to biggify). That's how well insulated these animals are, that frost will settle on their backs and not melt until the sun comes out.

Handy, from the front porch. How lucky I am to be able to walk out the door to this each morning.

Handy enjoyed taking Michelle and Brian for a drive yesterday. Michelle was just as wonderful as I knew she would be and Brian is a natural carriage driver, wood worker, wool carder, yarn spinner and can tell some good stories (with a twinkle in his eye and great smile that will be breaking some hearts in a few years ;-) to boot.

A most enjoyable day life!


Christine said...

That's it. I'm moving into the wool house.

Anonymous said...

Awww, I thought you would post some photos of their visit! I'm supposed to meet Michelle at the Horse Park on Sunday. Want to come?

(grrrr - Blogger won't keep me logged in, and most of the time won't recognize my password!)

Deb W

LunabudKnits said...

Seriously, I'm moving into the wool house with Christine! I always have a little smidgen of the envy monster run through me when I check out your blog:)

Joanna@BooneDocksWilcox said...

frost will settle on their backs and not melt until the sun comes out

Isn't Mother Nature just awesome?

yes, I just love seeing photo's of your place.

L'Hélène said...

This is so gorgeous. You have an eye for the little things! It's quite a gift.

Alice said...

Very interesting steam pictures. i did not think about steam rising from the coats of animals. Beautiful capture of the horses.

I need orange said...

Cool shots! Thanks for sharing them with us!

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

These photos are just awesome captures. Love the steam....not easy to photograph either. Wow!


DayPhoto said...

Beautiful frost! Great captures! 15* here this morning...cold.

You have a great eye for art in all forms!



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