So a little over a week ago Caleb and I headed out to build a gate in one of our newest pastures. We were needing to 'work' (vaccinate and tag) our newest group of ladies and the best place to do this was in our pasture that was across the road.
So we needed to get from here....
...to here. One problem...
....there is no gate for the cows to go through on this side. So...Caleb is a very focused person. When he's in the middle of doing a job he's very hard to talk to. He has a one track mind and only thinks about the job. Which most of the time I love this about him. Unless I am trying to ask him a question about something that does not involve the farm. It's like pullin' teeth to get an answer sometimes.
...chasin' after turtles.While he was workin', I was...
...I was playin' with this.
I don't know what it is, but if I see something go movin' through the grass, I just have to go and see what it is. And if it's a frog, turtle, snake, or any other reptile or amphibian then boy am I in trouble. I just have to chase after it an catch it.
Why you may ask?
That's a good question, and I have no idea what the answer is. I just have to catch the little guy. It doesn't matter what I am doin'. Once I catch it and show some one my latest catch...
I then release it and get back to work.
After being home this past weekend for my grandma's funeral I did hear some stories about my dad that may explain why I am the way I am.
One of my cousins said that you would often see my dad out there rakin' hay on one of his old cabless Allis tractors and then all of a sudden it would come to a screeching halt and dad would go barreling off the tractor chasin' after some little critter.....but usually he would have a hammer in his hand and would be trying to get a groundhog that kept diggin' holes in his field. I can't say that I am totally different, I have been known to go chain' after anything that I see movin' on the ground when I'm rakin' hay as well. I guess 'the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree!"
That's all for now,