Well….we’re into September…and the official start of Fall is rapidly approaching. A sure sign of this in Texas is hay being cut, baled and moved to Winter storage fields.
On the way home today, we stopped and grabbed this shot of one of the neighbor’s stoage areas.
I love seeing the rows of these round bales…field after field of them!
We watch the bales disappear in the late Winter as they’re hauled off to the cattle pastures and the barns. Love the smell of the hay! Don’t like the snakes that frequent the fields and get stirred up during the cutting.
Another sign of Fall…the thistles! This year, they’re all in the fencerows and we’ve seen fields covered in them. I think they’re quite lovely, but sure don’t want them in our yard or pastures! These stand about 12-18″ tall and the color is much more vibrant than my photo shows.
Time for a touch of Fall cleaning. Tomorrow, the drapes get cleaned as the cream drapes have grown bands of black/ grey fur and burr clover stickers where the kitties rub on them. We’ve brushed, swept and picked stickers from everywhere…We even found a handfull between the sheets the morning after they were changed…and I don’t remember any kitties in the bed with us! Ah…. Fall….
Susan ~ Patchkat