Girlfriends, your prayers were answered – we have achieved some poo. But not enough poo. Pray for more and bigger poo!
Thank you so much for all your supportive comments – these horses are a pack of delicate creatures (sissies, really) and it is a wonder they’ve managed to hang on throughout evolution. Anyway, Spencer did managed to get his bowels moving a bit yesterday, but not enough. and so we are still on shit watch. He is not out of the woods yet, but things are improving.
It seems that every year at this time, Spencer wants to see the vet. Last year he injured his eye. The year before that there was something going on with his hoof. And this year it is a colic. gah!
It was not all horseshit this weekend. I got a bunch of knitting books from the library (why does the library’s stash of knitting books always come as a surprise to me? I know they have knitting books and lots of them!) I spent a few hours on Friday afternoon sitting between the racks just reading through all the knitting books. One that I checked out was Zoe Mellor’s 50 Baby Bootees to Knit. I am whipping up a pair of the Duck Feet – I saw them on another blog, but can’t remember whose – and thought they were so cute. Even though I have no babies on the horizon (and it better stay that way for awhile!!) booties are a good thing to have on hand for a quick little baby gift. My grandmother always kept a couple pair wrapped in tissue. Anyway, this book has some very cute patterns and I am going to buy a copy of my own. I also checked out HandKnit Holiday and I think that one also will be purchased. The library, a great way to test drive books!
Now, before you think it was all horseshit and knitting around here ….. I also managed to power wash the upper level of our deck. Our deck is fairly gigantic as decks go (it’s as big as my first two bedroom apartment!) and to get the whole thing washed takes many days. So the powerwasher – that machine is a thing of beauty. Everytime I use it, I find myself wishing I could take it indoors ……..