Kris was calling.
"Where were you on that?" he said, laughing.
"Where was I when?" I asked.
"The heifers just got out right by the house! They managed to open a gate," he said.
"Ah!" I yelled. I was running on the treadmill, doing the first couple of miles inside so I could finish up outside. Kris knows how much I love the excitement of the heifers being out ... but mostly I could have seen and helped get them back in!
"Our neighbor said that he saw one go toward the pasture, but I didn't see any tracks. So keep an eye out for her!" he said.
I ran outside with my camera - like I was planning - because it is the most beautiful morning. After our second 12-inch snow, this morning everything is covered in ice leftover from the fog.
The heifers were all back in, I didn't see any in the pasture, and I couldn't even see a stray hoofprint. They'd run nicely in the scraped road.
Enjoy your beautiful winter day, wherever you are! Hopefully today you're around for whatever excitement your cattle, pets, children, friends - or whatever you're responsible for - provide.
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