Sunday, May 13, 2012

Well we just got back fromn a week at the
farm/cabin. ie we stayed at the farm while we built
an outhouse for the cabin. A four days and we
still have some work to do, sigh. But I decided to
 start the chronicle of our adventure with a Cow Day,
something I mentioned previously that I shamelessly
stole from Roy at The Fenlandwalker Countryside Blog.

"The distant hills call to me.
Their rolling waves seduce my heart.
Oh, how I want to graze in their lush valleys.
Oh, how I want to run down their green slopes.
Alas, I cannot.
Damn the electric fence!
Damn the electric fence!"

Distant Hills
By Gary Larson
( Far Side )

Note cows are black and white.

"I Never saw a Purple Cow,
I never hope to see one;
But I can tell you, anyhow,
I's rather see than be one."

                     The Purple Cow
                                Gelett Burgess

A little something for Mother's Day.

And so it begins.

"And blown by all the winds that pass
And wet with all the showers,
She walks among the meadow grass
And eats the meadow flowers. "  

                      The Cow
                                        Robert Louis Stevenson


Anonymous said...

This is nice. My family always had cows, and up here in Maine, I rarely see one. Thanks for Cow Day!

Guy said...

Hi Sandy

Your quite welcome.


Lené Gary said...

Laughing with Cow Day and the idea of being a purple one. Fun!

Guy said...

Thanks Lené

I am glad you got a chuckle.


Kathie Brown said...

Guy, as Roy well knows, I love cows (being somewhat of a farm girl myself!) Lovely pictures and Larson's poem made me smile1 alas, cow or not, I sometimes feel like that myself!

Guy said...

Hi Kathie

With birds everywhere and plants in bloom I have to admit I sit in the office longing to run down the green slopes.

All the best.