Normally I am not a stat checker, but since those little monkeys were so hard at work, I thought I should take a peek and share a few things with you.
Top post: Be Careful The only reason I am mentioning this is because there has been a cow (moose) and a calf spotted around our place (about a 1.5 miles in all directions). We are all wondering, and hoping, that it is the same one.
Second in line was The Deer Out Here. The compliments I received were humbling. More importantly, I was astonished to see how such a simple picture could evoke such warm feelings of nostalgia in my viewers. Thank you all for sharing them with me. Of course I cannot let this post go without recognizing the sweet conversation I had with Belinda that day. It led to her witty and very clever comment : “Say… no dear.. There is no deer!” It was the first time in this blogging journey that I was able to shove my phone into my hubby’s face and exclaim “Burn! From Australia!” I scored a point for myself on the invisible board in the air and danced around like a mad woman. Needless to say, the moment was absolutely priceless and one that I will treasure for some time. And don’t worry, hubby has a good sense of humour, so he was laughing too.
My favorite post: Shades of Gray. I must have taken close to 300 pictures that week, trying to find the perfect monochrome picture. In reality, I didn’t have to travel farther than my backyard to snap that photo. The feathers you see there are from my own, home grown flock.
You may think, after seeing this picture, that this is a form of animal cruelty. It is -12 C here. I assure you that they have an insulated shed to live in, outfitted with a very warm heat lamp. There are piles of straw around the yard. But they hate to be confined. Why they insist on laying on top of the snow is a mystery to me.
So here I am, six months into this gig and still loving it. My interest/ eagerness to invest into this blog can really only be contributed to all of you. I love reading your posts. I love the insights into your lives, the stories you have written, the things I have learned; the recipes I have tried and the music you have introduced me to. All of it.
Sincerely, thank you all for being so damn interesting that I have trouble putting down my phone. 🙂