Life On and Off an Acreage

In-sights into moving from an Acreage back to Town, plus a few things I find of interest.

Two things that horses are scared about:

1. Things that move
2. Things that don't move

April 28, 2011

No More Excuses

I "met" a really neat lady on this blog by the moniker of texwisgirl. She took pity on this old fellow who was having trouble with shaking hands, bad eyesight and trying to point, guess and shoot with no viewfinder on a busted camera. Actually, I think it might have been the cut off heads and feet on the blog that made the decision. ;-} No, I think it more likely that she has a heart of gold. Anyway, out of the blue, she sent me a replacement camera! So, no more excuses for bad photos! This little gem will do 10X optical zoom and has enough options on it to give this poor head a big ache!  Stop by and check out her blog. It is well worth the visit!

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Now I don't even have to leave the house to see what trolls etc are hanging around the place

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It even made Boom shed a whole bunch more hair. He is starting to look like a horse again. (See I told you it had a whole bunch of gadgets on it)

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Biz is being watched from both sides.

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Even the girls don't mind a group photo! Now, if I can only find the button that stops the molt and some pecking disorders, they would look even better. Egg production is off 30%
See the button on the back even makes the snow disappear!

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Now, I need to go for a long walk and see what creatures that I can sneak up on.
Thanks, texwisgirl!
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texwisgirl said...

Oh, I'm so glad you got it!!! You were cracking me up!!! I guess because we didn't have much snow here and no chickens either, I didn't know it could do all those things! :) You're very welcome! I hope you like it and it treats you well!

texwisgirl said...

(you made my heart smile today!)

Phillip said...

Lucky man. I use the camera on my BlackBerry Phone. Does quite a good job though.

S. Etole said...

What a blessing ... if mine could usher in spring, what a joy that would be!

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Texwisgirl is the best! I have a nice camera, but I wish some of her pic-taking-skill would rub off on me!

Karen said...

Those are great pictures! Amazing that it rids the area of snow, too. :)

Gregg said...

Cudo's and hats off to texwisgirl. Thank you from home who has come to love and appreciation this site and the good neighbor to the north.

Great photos, I can see them clearly!

One day I might get a camera and maybe it can usher in spring.

LibbyLibbyLibbyLibbyLibby said...

Wow, that would be so awesome to get a present from blog land!!!!!!!!! Fun fun fun and wow, your pictures just *POP* with personality!!!! I love the tree troll. I got my mom one similar to that one for her birthday. I saw it in a magazine on the airplane. :)

Cathy M. said...

Love the pics, keep 'em coming!

Starry Dawn said...

Good Morning, Ian,
Wooowww!!! These are really fabulous photos!!
Fantastic shots, Ian! Thanks for sharing them!
We ought to give thanks to Ms. Tex Girl for her outstanding gift from her golden heart. Ms. Tex Girl has sent you a Camera for your new pics. I shall certainly visit her outstanding blog.
It is unusual to meet such wondrous folks with big generous hearts in the Internet, but you are getting the best ones,Ian. You are such a lucky gentleman. You've got a lot more followers by now. Your super blog is heading towards Spring Time. Praise the Lord!!
The weather is improving. Thanks God, Ian!!
I love the pictures of your horses. Your beautiful and smart dog, Boots is really making a superb cover page. I am glad to know that Boots is doing better, and healing has taken place. Praise the Lord for His Heavenly blessings!!
I would love if you visit my new poetry corner. I miss your visits and heartfelt comments, Ian.
I have got a couple of American friends from Austin, Texas living in my place. I've given them shelter while they visit this corner of the world. They are writers as well...
I am soon heading for New York to visit my dear family and my grandchildren. Hurraayyy!!!
The Lord be with you, Ian and your loved ones!!
Poet and Song-Writer Starry Dawn.