north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen , 11:58 AM GMT on January 06, 2013

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05:50, 56F, mostly cloudy. mist-type rain spitting down. cloud-shrouded waning crescent moon high in the sky to the south. roosters up early. yellow dogs at back door. fed lambs. still need to get hay to everyone but it's black out there and my head lamp is dim, so waiting for dawn. walked pup, said good morning to sheep guardian.
my daughter is flying to rangoon today via several different airlines. pray for her and the son-in-law's safe trip.. God between us and danger..
08:40, overcast, gray. cows lying down in the 345 pastures. high tide falling at CK. 58F, NE wind, 10 knts. ducks in the tide. herons fishing in the spartina. church was good. read the lessons. high tide and flat water at sandspit. more ducks.
12:10, fed lab cat. gas and oil for chainsaw. low tide at #4 bridge. with ducks. heading back to cut firewood.
13:00 60F, light north breeze, mostly cloudy, fog building in. friends came to cut firewood and we stacked it under cover. road through brushy field with truck to collect pecan wood from broken branches from hurricane debby. also got pear wood, cedar, and oak. 1 truckload stacked in front porch egress. about 2 more to be collected and stored. firewood! light rain began around 14:30.
17:30, fed lambs, got 2 eggs, stacked more firewood.. we finished an apple pie. still rainy/misty.
19:00, 57F. thick fog. could have gotten lost in the farm yard if I hadn't known most of the trees. no stars. guard dog barking.

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marine biologist around the Suwannee River delta. Raise Cracker sheep on an old Cracker farm ~ 12 mi. (as the crow flies) from the Gulf.