Monday, April 25, 2011
The other life
Coco is always scratching her big horse rump against something. After she did this, she moved down the fence line to the corner post & started rubbing on that. As the fence sawed back & forth, this particular piece wold flex open & closed like an elbow.
& I am not sure who did it but someone kicked a chicken-sized hole in the back of the hen house early Friday morning. I went out & found one small bird in the opening looking out. By the time I got the materials for a temporary repair, the biggest fattest birds were trying to force themselves en masse through the opening.
The donkey entertains himself on cold winter nights pulling down fence boards; this winter being what it was entire stretches of pole & board were just hanging off of their neighbors or gone entirely. But by lunchtime yesterday the fence looked like this: