California is so messed up, even the weather can’t behave… (not really complaining, I know our winters don’t even compare to most of the nation). Days like this, I really, really, really miss the Grass Valley house and barn.
It has been raining and storming NONSTOP for about 48 hours now. California needs rain, but we don’t have the soil that soaks up water. Instead, we have clay so all the water runs off… into… you guessed it, sewers.
Rain collection has been an issue in CA for a very long time. No solutions yet. Except maybe everyone should come to my house and drink up. We are SOAKED.
Anyway, enough complaining about what isn’t, let’s look at what is. Mother Nature has equipped all of my equines with heavy coats. I’ve provided the roofs/rooves and the walls. Only Norma Jean didn’t use them. I’m not sure what was up with her last night… but when I came out to feed this morning, she was soaked. She won’t wear a waterproof blanket, but she will wear warm towels fresh out of the dryer. Tonight, I’m going to try with the blanket again. I try every winter. I has been 25 years of tries. (A reader suggested warming her blanket first. A great idea! I’m going to try that!)
HERE WE GO!