We have been having a terrible summer, really hot and dry. We went for five or six weeks with no measureable rain and temps in the upper 90’s and 100’s. I even had to start feeding the horses hay.

Kevin and I decided to go ahead and stock up on hay for the year because it isn’t looking good for more cuttings. We now have about 600 bales of good quality orchard grass stored. It is a wonderful thing to have that kind of storage building here.

Anyway, we have had some rain over the past week, thank goodness. Friday we had two separate storms go through that dropped a bit over 1″ of rain. Perked all of the flora up quite a bit.

However, temps are going to be holding in the mid to upper 90’s all week.


As you can see, the little Hummer was watching the beautiful rain from the rail on our porch. They like to hang out there under the ferns. Sometimes there are three or four of them perched there.