Paul left me to do barn chores all by myself...and it's been a scary ordeal ever since he left!!!
I finally planted a tree that Katie gave me in the spring and I was so proud of myself. But when I opened the tools in the barn to get a wire cutter (you know, to protect the tree from goats)...an ENORMOUS mouse jumped out. I mean, it was HUGE...about the size of a field mouse and scared the b-jeepers out of me. I screamed like a girl. (and for the record, Troy just stared at me)
Oh, it gets worse!!! I'm looking for chicken eggs in new places, knowing there have got to be more out there. I check under the rose bush where the chickens all hang out...and there is what I think is a GIANT paper wasp nest. Oh, no, it's not. I went inside to get the camera cuz that's only a little scary and I realize it's a (insert the expletive of your choice here) HORNET'S NEST bigger than MY HEAD!!!! I'm a girly, girl. I am still shaking!!
Here's a picture....