Despite the late snowstorm, mother nature is proceeding as usual with a beautiful reawakening here in Sangudo. What a relief!
Meanwhile, back at the ranch, the air is fragrant with the smells of spring – which isn’t a particularly good smell, but we’ll take it over the -40 degrees of winter. We’ve got one of our three sows pregnant and due to farrow in about 8 weeks, and our milk cow is coming along nicely with her calf, which is due in mid May.
All of the animals, particularly the chickens, are pleased with the longer days and patches of exposed earth appearing on the south-facing slopes. Even though things at the shop have slowed down a bit, I’m so happy to have made it through the winter without too many serious accidents and also staving off bankruptcy. Hurray for 2010 and cheers for 2011!!