Saturday, December 29, 2012

JUGGs

Homer built his milking parlor from the rain barrels, stacked sideways for winter storage. It is so cold here now that left upright they would fill with water, freeze and crack. Figuring out another use for the barrels: a wintertime wind block, seems like an easy reuse of on farm materials.

Sybil is getting used to being milked again. The first couple of times she forgot how to stand still and knocked the bucket over. Each time she gets a little steadier, and lets Homer complete the milking until she has nothing left. Then we watch the cream separate and decide what today's milk will bring...

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