Friday, November 15, 2013

Leaves, Leaves, Leaves

Just like every year before!  Yesterday and today, I spent two hours each day raking, and yet hardly made a dent in the leaves.

With every king size sheet load of leaves I tug and drag and haul away, I wonder if I will be able to do this yet another year.  Raking leaves is a favorite job of mine, but a very tiring job!  Hard on the legs!!

These pictures do not even include the back yard, and down to the pond!  

Makes me appreciate my blogging friends so much.  This is the first time ever, that I have been able to show anybody all my leaves. :)  Every year I rake and grumble and complain to myself that Poppy has no idea all the hard work required to rake up this many leaves.  So, thank you, blogging friends!!

The babies made through the two coldest nights so far.  In fact, all five are lively and seem to be healthy.  Can you see the baby peeping out from it's mother's wing...

Thank you for looking at my blog.

Henny Penny 


  1. I've left the leaves this excuse is that they protect and feed what's underneath.
    Ha! Who am I kidding...they 'll still be there in the spring when there isn't any wood to chop, windows to seal, etc etc. I'll get them then!
    Jane x

    1. I am so happy you are following my blog! Thank you. You too have lots of leaves...I love your pictures. Poppy said to me just this morning, why don't we just stop raking the leaves. Leaves look natural around a log cabin. It is tempting.

  2. Whew, that looks like a lot of work. I'm glad I don't have to do it:)

    I left you another message over at my blog. I hope it helps.

    1. Thanks again. I am headed over there right now. I appreciate the help.

  3. Ack leaves! I hate them. I used to use a tarp to collect them and drag them into the woods. Now I have a leaf blower to help get them there, I love it. I also mulch the last ones that fall from the trees to nourish the soil. We have mainly it is a big job and I am always happy when I can say I am done! Good job with the Guineas:)

    1. I remember the pictures of your nice clean yard after all the leaves were gone. It is such a good feeling to see the grass again!


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