Friday, January 20, 2012
So much For Sipping Coffee In Your Housecoat
If you have cattle don't ever have the idea you are going to relax with a cup of coffee one morning. That is the very morning the phone will ring and it will be John saying bring the compressor out, I have a very low tire. Did I think things would be different when the morning before he drove those tires over cactus and mesquite? He neglected to tell me all I had to do was hook the thing up to electricity to put air in it , I never did have a mechanical brain in me. I'm more the scrub the toilet and cook stove type. Guess that is why all his relatives like to stay here when they come to town. Anyway all's well that ends well. I was able to feed the turtles, the seven that braved the rippling water from the light breeze that was blowing . Their shells have a brown look now more then the green tinge they used to have. A whole flock of wild ducks have taken up residence in the stock tank. I don't know where they have been or where they are going but I am enjoying them while they are here. John's son had moved his cattle from this county to another county and one cow is not bred so he left it to visit John's bull. He told us it is a loner and boy is she. We wanted to check to see if she was still on the place. We finally found her on the east property all alone and when she saw us she ran away. At least I got a glimplse of her and know what to look for. A dark red cow with no horns. He had told us she was like "The Looker" but she is much more skittish. The looker comes up with the herd all time now but she still stares at us. I'm glad I don't believe in witch craft or I would think she is trying to put a hex on us.