In case you didn't find out what it means---It means a loud or noisy parade but in this case it was a loud graduation party. The turtles still don't come too close but they do still feed. It would be hard crawling for them as the cows hooves have really made a rough mess on the edge of the water. The cows are getting into the water to cool off.
What ever happened to people keeping their word? The old house is still standing. Well not straight, but not any boards torn down. John did his part by getting extension cords and getting permission from the renters and plugging into the outlet in the laundry room. No one showed again today. The fence builder resurfaced wanting work. So John told him he could paint the overhang on his house. We got everything ready, paint, brushes, paint paddle, and the ladder is close by. Did he show? Nooooo Did he call? Noooo. They were supposed to bale hay today after they worked two hours somewhere else. We made our second trip out and left there at five and they hadn't arrived yet and it is supposed to rain tonight. Is it just this county or is it everywhere people don't keep their word anymore?
We decided to let the new cows on the block out this afternoon. They went right past the old cows on the tank dam and through a gate and into the field. Except one stayed with the old cows. Must be a friendly soul and figures they can show her the ropes. The others probably wanted to see how far this new world went. They will like their new home, they have all the comforts. Plenty of water even if it has the taste of turtles and plenty of green grass. Little blocks of salt or mineral and tubs with that brown stuff to lick. People in the farm house who adore animals. What more could they want?