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The ordinary arts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest ~ Sir Thomas Moore ~

Monday, March 31, 2014

maple days ...

we were fortunate to have a beautiful, sunny day
for our traditional maple syrup farm visit
the wind was cool
but the warm sun had the sap running freely
there was a gap in the wire fencing just large enough so I could snap a photo of this gorgeous turkey
we admired his stunning colours as he strutted around his pen confidently
and then we walked towards the cattle ...
{BIG time}
the calves took turns licking their mama
who was basking in the sunshine
pure contentment
the piglets were playing
and so funny to watch
{hadn't noticed the two different tails until I uploaded the photos}
another watchful eye ~
and a precious new life xo
and flocks of happy, chubby, chirping sparrows
helped make it the perfect day ♥
May you always be connected
with Earth & Sky~
drawing energy
from both
~Jonathan Lockwood Huie~


Monica said...

Oh joy, everything is making me sigh of wonder!!

Lynda Naranjo | Simple Things said...

Looks like you had a lovely day, Deb! Good to know that the sap is running! xo

The Reed Warbler said...

Lovely pics Deb....thanks for sharing! Anita xo

Deb said...

hi monica ~ it was a day of awe seeing all the beauty of new life ♥

Deb said...

hi Lynda ~ I look forward to this time in march ~ walking with a little maple taffy :-D

Deb said...

thank you anita for your lovely visit ♥

Jeanne said...

Blessings and much love to you
and I love all of your blog postings.
Much love

sage and spirit said...

Beautiful photos! Looks like a wonderful and peaceful day for all, people and animals alike.

rusty duck said...

I'd have been in my element there, lovely!

Deb said...

hello Jeanne ~ thank you for all your visits and lovely notes ~ happy april ♥

Deb said...

hi sage ~ thank you for stopping by ~ it is such a lovely spot & seeing it through our grandchild's eyes makes it even more so ♥

Deb said...

hello Jessica ~ I feel exactly the same way ♥

Country Gal said...

Beautiful photos ! Now that's my kind of day spending it with the animals . Love the photos of the cows they have such pretty faces ! Thanks for sharing . Have a good day !

Deb said...

I couldn't agree more Elaine ~ and the calves & cows were just the sweetest ... we are still talking about them ♥

La Table De Nana said...

I had never seen a turkey so up close :)

Deb said...

Monique ~ the colours were absolutely gorgeous & there was no lacking in confidence here (someone knew they were being admired) :-D