Monday, July 11, 2016

Blueberry Picking

Shingle Mills Blueberry U-Pick opened last week. I had to get out of the house for the afternoon, so off we went berry picking. I put the baby in the wagon, and pulled her around with us. MissD and MisterE gobbled down nearly all the berries they picked, though MissD did finish with about a pound of berries in her bucket!

Thomas enjoys picking berries. He picked nearly a bucketful himself once his turn watching Specs ended. The dog was welcome to give them company by the cleaning tables, but of course wasn't allowed in the field itself.

The girls were picking in another aisle, and MisterA went to help pick raspberries with the farmgirl, but they ended up just playing.

When we got back home, we started prepping the berries for use and freezing. MissA had a little oopsy, though.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

House Goats

Recently, we installed magnet screen doors so the mosquito population might be kept somewhat at bay while we enjoy the evening breeze. The dog can also get out when she needs to, as well.

Today, though, the goats were set out in the yard to eat weeds and fertilize the grass. They do a pretty good job, but sometimes get overzealous about pruning the bushes near the house. I was sure it was just my imagination when they seemed to be cheering on one of the kids playing a video game until they sauntered in the front door, straight to the computer, and asked Alex if they can have next game.

Now, they're lounging by the garage, waiting for me to open the door again. One may have said something about playing Clue with the girls.