Okay so to get the poll out of the way, as you can see Prince and Princess will be the 2017 naming convention for the kids and lambs. Am I happy about it?? Well, I really didn’t have a favorite this year. Nothing really struck me as had to have names like in the other years. I did think that famous horses should have been an option but I will hold that idea for next year.
Now on to more pressing things … Like Mom has gone Christmas Crazy. She is on this kick that she will be doing one thing Christmas each day until Christmas. She says this is her new tradition and even working out next years ideas on her calendar. That meant that she made me help her write the Christmas letter the other day. Yup, that is just what I wanted to do … LOL Anyway, today she is making Gingerbread Cookie Ornaments. And guess what … You can’t even eat them. What good are cookies you can’t eat????? AAUUUGGGHHHHH!
Yesterday Dad and I spent time bringing in some more firewood and then I went about riding and roping. Dad on the other hand now is getting concerned Winter is coming. LOL … Mom started winterizing a few weeks ago and Dad had just now fixed the electric plug in for the water heater for the horses … Talk about polar opposites!!!
As for today the Cold weather arrived but most of it is cold wind. The snow they said was coming has yet to show up and I think they now ever took it out of the forecast. Fine By me. I rode the horses and Mom has me carding up batts for her to spin for our next fiber festival while I enjoy the warmth of the house. I am also taking time to plan my next adventure …. Come Jan 1st I hope I will have added to my experiences enough to entertain you once again.
Yesterday I started out okay. The owner of the contract horse came by and checked out his progress. They seemed happy and I have another 30 days to go. I then headed to a team roping and man I went down hill there. I have no idea why but I couldn’t get anything to work or feel right the whole roping. As you can guess I didn’t do any good.
Today however, was a bit different. I rode the contract horse and then headed to a small rodeo. I won third and first in the team roping and I won the jackpot roping afterwards. Dad and I picked up dinner on the way home as Mom was dealing with Pumpkin all day. We also picked up Dog food and Cat food while we were out. After I got home I did chores and am now getting ready for bed.
I do want to let you know that Rascal is fighting a kitty cold. He is now on an antibiotic and we hope he will get this thing kicked in no time. Also tonight is the last night to Vote on the Naming Convention for 2017 so make sure your voice is heard!!
So today I did chores and then kept a promise to Mom. It was one of those promises that I really didn’t want to keep but it made Mom super happy so it was worth kind of worth it. So what was this Promise??? Well, I promised I would go with her to the Christkindlmarkt in Tulsa. Honestly, It was different but okay. I got Mom her Christmas present as well as meeting some super nice people to boot.
Mom did make a video for the pod cast while we were there and I got a gift too so make sure you watch tomorrow to get the full story. When we got home I worked my Contract horse and then headed to a friend’s house and spent the rest of the day roping.
At this point the Prince and Princesses names are winning so don’t forget to vote and get your say in …
Yesterday evening our special guests finally arrived. The famous Youtube Sensations Dirtpatcheaven were here for the night … LOL Okay, so I have to tell you they were so down to earth and just as you see on their channel. When they got here we gave them a tour of the farm. The girls had fun with B’Day and tried to get a ride but B’Day was in one of her moods and was having none of it. After that we moved on with Storm and she was giving rides and letting the kids drag her around while I did a bit of roping.
They got to open Christmas gifts, decorate both the inside and outside trees and they painted their new drop spindles we got them from Christmas. After that we all settled around the big pot of chili Mom made and chatted the night away.
Then this morning the girls helped me do chores before we had breakfast together. Once everyone had eaten I headed out to show a man that was scrapping out metal where our scrap pile was and Mom and our guests headed to the Gun Museum in Claremore. Our guests didn’t have a whole lot of time but Mom wanted to make the best of it for them. She took two pictures of the girls at the museum that she said I could share.
Mom says she thinks Kiai and Paige both had a good time. She wasn’t really sure if Jon and Julianne did but she thinks they just took it all in stride.
While Mom was gone I put up the two strands of Christmas lights across the house. With the two trees decorated it was only fair to finish the decorations. The rest of the day I spent in the roping pen. Tomorrow I am hoping to get to go to a friend’s house to rope but I had told Mom I would go to the German Christmas Market this weekend. So I think I am going to try and get her to go in the Morning after chores. Then she gets her Market and I get my roping!!
Don’t forget to vote in the naming Poll ….
And if you have time don’t forget the etsy shop. Mom has some cute Christmas Gifts posted there. CLICK HERE