Good morning #countryqueers. @annahankins here leading this takeover for the next few days. I just got in the house from morning animals chores (although I haven't let the chickens out yet, dont let me forget!!!) Anyways, I mostly love early mornings (I also love my bed, a lot). But I'm appreciate of moments where my hands can move faster than my brain- hay, water, food, checking lambs, new babies? I say my own to do lists outloud to myself and the animals many times and then again before leaving the barn. Everybody good? I usually ask multiple times before heading back into the house-as if anyone can answer me. Sometimes I think about the many other people I know (and don't know) up this early on a Saturday. The rhythms of milking parlors, the patterns of leading cows in and leading cows out, which ewe gets checked on first, which pig is the first to push forward towards the food, the sound of a metal coffee perculator, the birds, the boots.
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