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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Silent Treatment

After being gone more than a week, I woke on Sunday morning longing to see the animals.  Even though I normally don't go out at first light with my hubby, I donned my coveralls and coat and joined him in the cold. 

Lewis & Clark always talk to me as I step out the door onto the breezeway.  Always.  But I heard nothing.  I could see they were fine so I headed to the chicken coop to let them out before rooster woke the neighbors. 

Still no chatter from the goat pen.  Obviously, I was being given the silent treatment. 

Lewis

"Hello, boys!" I said, leaning over the gate.
And then they replied,
 "Who are you?" 
&
 "Where is the cute teenage girl that has been
 bringing us animal crackers?"

I think they have forgiven me now.
At least they are talking to me again.


But it took a lot of animal crackers!

10 comments:

  1. Sucker. ;-)

    P.S. They sure are cute!

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  2. My dog refused to eat while we were gone. She seems really hungry now! Gee- I wonder why?

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  3. Haha -- too funny. Animal behavior is so interesting!

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  4. Didn't it just break your heart? That happened to me when I left the horses. No whinnies... sad mom!
    But, you are right, they forgive quite readily... and treats speed that process up!

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  5. They are so adorable! It has always been my dream to have some goats I just love them. Do they really chew everything?

    Have a lovely evening,
    Sue

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  6. So cute! Love your blog!

    Clydia
    threemangoseeds.blogspot.com

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  7. (he he) Well, animals are so quick to forgive, I would too for animal crackers! Catching up with you, loved the vacations pics, looks like you all have a great time! :D

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  8. LOL, my golden retriever use to do this to me every time we went out of town. It would take her an entire day before she would acknowledge us again.

    I just love it when my goats call me "maaaa". :-)

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  9. Nice to know at least your animals missed you eh.
    ha ha...the silent treatment. A little bribe always goes a long way.

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  10. I am glad they have forgiven you . That's so cute.

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