north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 4:14 PM GMT on August 12, 2014

12:00, 76f, overcast and drizzling. house temperature is actually down to 79f!
the last spate of rain at the end of last week gave us 1.3" which was sorely needed after almost 2 weeks of dry weather where the sun was merciless.
showers began again on sunday and continued through monday and into today. so far, over 1.5" of rain have blessed the farm. the rainfall totals in CK are over 2".
we need this! the temperature in this house has been between...

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 7:48 PM GMT on August 07, 2014

15:40, 87f, overcast. thunder in the NE. dry as an old bone..
wash dry. took it in. sporatic thunder. not a leaf stirring...
16:00, the rain came in.. dropped temperature to 81f.
a little wind, too.

Updated: 2:18 AM GMT on August 10, 2014

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 11:34 AM GMT on July 30, 2014

07:00, 69f. sun's coming up in a clear sky. front that came through yesterday morning dropped 2.5" of rain in CK but not a drop at the farm. it did drop the morning temperatures 10 degrees, though.
close encounter of a singing serpent kind yesterday afternoon in the cactus field - 4 ft., big... trotted off to get the rifle after backing away carefully and making the guardian "stay" but it evaded me. later, guardian would not let me or the pup into that ar...

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 11:59 AM GMT on July 28, 2014

07:40, 78f outside, 82f in the old house that doesn't have a.c., just ceiling fans. heat advisory according to the country station.. not a flicker of breeze. orange sunrise. guardian snoring in big hole in driveway. 2 baby possums left behind at her food bowl? pup going insane.
not handling this other than moving them to some bushes...
another monday. will be washing and mending nets today. hoping I don't get heat stroke ...
7/29, 08:10, 78...

Updated: 12:31 PM GMT on July 29, 2014

north florida - wild florida

By: marsHen, 2:47 AM GMT on July 27, 2014

22:30, 80f, foggy. really hot today - 90's and muggy.
brief shower in the early morning (0.2") ramped up the humidity.
had the wash on the line by 09:20 and most of it was dry before noon.
sheep came into the yard and were good, for once. they ate a lot of weeds. although there was a side trip to the barn by a few sheep and the new oat bale was roughed up.
the hay guy called me in the early afternoon to say he was baling hay. I went out to...

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marine biologist around the Suwannee River delta. Raise Cracker sheep on an old Cracker farm ~ 12 mi. (as the crow flies) from the Gulf.