I'm Having a Day
Yes, I am having a day, and its only 7:20 am.
It pretty much started around 4:30 when my bladder woke me up.
Brain: You have to go to Newcastle today and return that tank heater.
Brain: I wish Rob was here
Brain: You had other plans didn’t ya?
Brain: You need coffee
Brain: Crap, yeah, you were going to can that turkey stock
Brain: Yeah but you really need that tank heater
Brain: I love you Rob
Brain: Ok, run to Newcastle and exchange the tank heater then come home and take care of the stock
Brain: You need coffee
Brain: Well, while your down there you ought to get more horse feed.
Brain: That will take more time away from the stock
Brain: Only about 10 more mins
Brain: Hey Rob
Brain: Don’t forget you need to fix sheep coats tomorrow.
Brain: You forgot about the coats didnt ya?
Brain: Think you have enough iron on patches for the coats? Better check that
Brain: Crap, that means I need to get another room heater while i’m in Newcastle. The one I have is under the house keeping the pipes from freezing
Brain: More time away from stock canning, oh boy
Me: Goes outside to do chores. It’s 3 degrees and feels like -12
Brain: You forgot to soak the horse feed!!! Crap
Brain: I wish Rob was here, he makes life so much easier
Brain: Sunrise is kinda pretty today, all pinks and oranges.
Brain: You need more alfalfa and beet pulp also while your in town.
Brain: Crap, its cold
Me: Feeds horses, adjusts horse coat, moves other tank heater to frozen tank after chopping a hole in it, lets sheep out, goes down to feed rams
Brain: Hey girl, you forgot to feed the dogs while you were up here.
Brain: Watch the ice, if you fall, its gunna hurt
Brain: Rob’s gunna laugh if you land on your ass
Brain: You sure are scattered today.
Brain: Watch the ice, watch the ice, watch the ice!!!
Me: Finishes the rams, walks back up and feeds the dogs.
Brain: Your low on dog food too, better add that to the list, and I suggest you write it all down cus you will forget something.
Brain: I hope the truck starts ok, you did remember to plug it in, right? Better go check that.
Brain: You know Rob would never forget that
Me: Checks truck, yes its plugged in, back at the house to find the Tinker kitty has gone into stealth mode and is sneaking into the house when I open the door. Tinker has to stay in a kennel in the house, so I better catch him quick. (He has a tumor that bleeds on occasion so I don’t need a murder scene in the house from it, hence the kennel)
Brain: Did you write it all down yet? No of course not, your sitting here blogging it all instead.
Brain: Son ate all the cinnamon rolls
Brain: You need milk too, so you better go to the grocery store. Don’t care if it takes more time away from the stock, just friggen get it done.
Brain: You need more coffee
Brain: What else do you need at the store, you better think about it now before you get there and forget it again.
Brain: Rob I need a hug
Brain: Have you thought about dinner yet? Whatcha gunna do about that?
Brain: Get in the shower and get your butt moving.
Me: I give up.
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