Sorry - I could not resist that title!
The two new
Hanoverians are Keil Bay and Salina but wearing their bright white
summer whinnies really does make it look like we have new horses out
there. Four white stockings each adds some flash and of course the real
purpose for the whinnies is that they are super at keeping flies off the
I went into full scale battle this weekend,
hanging more sticky strips, putting out a trap with attractant, and also
gratefully getting the latest batch of fly predators in the mail. This
is when I wish I could hire a huge crew of frogs to come in and feast
for a long weekend, effectively wiping out the entire adult fly
population on November Hill. I would pay them well!
We had a huge rain yesterday afternoon and things
cooled down quite a bit. This was writing weekend, so I've been editing
like crazy and enjoying the company of D. It was an all-writing,
no-marketing weekend and just what we both needed right now. Sitting on
the front porch while the rain pelted down was like a tonic - and this
morning we had gray skies and a nice cool breeze which extended the
effects of the rain and cooling trend.
I was thinking tonight that I might get my version of the
geldings' "sport cut." I'm feeling like short hair, at least for a
season, might be a good thing. More on that if I actually go through
I was going to say that I hope all are staying cool - but all are
not yet dealing with the heat ... so ... hope all are happy, healthy,
and enjoying May.