The weekend didn't go as I had thought- but we made the best of it.
There are two buffalo farms near us with and this group is located close to the highway known as US31/M37 which is a pretty busy well traveled road into Traverse City.
We were headed home after doing errands and the buffalo were really close to the fence today. We see them out in the pasture a lot but rarely this close to the fence line. Dan drove up the road and turned around so I could capture a few pictures.
I stood outside of the car on a sandy ridge with a pretty powerful wind pushing me. Nothing will stop this woman when she's on a mission! LOL.... I told Dan I could just see me falling down the little hill and all the cars passing by taking pictures and I'd make the 6:00 news- but I didn't!
I zoomed in a bit and as you can see they are shedding their winter coat.
I did a panoramic shot which came out pretty good.
We had planned to get mulch out this weekend but the weather was all over the charts. Saturday we had threatening clouds and as the day went on the wind picked up and the temps dropped.
In the morning I woke to this. It was 32 degrees and we had a coating of snow. I can' believe I'm saying that in mid May but I am. This was pretty rare even for us.
I was ticked about the snow and decide to tear into my cupboards again. I've had a mish-mash of stuff in the glass door cupboards but when I get done it will be only be creamy white dishes that will show. I don't know where the other things are going but that's half the fun- right?
Eventually the temps climbed into the low 50's so that was great but it was windy and made it seem very chilly. Just the same- it turned into a pretty day and that was a nice reward after last nights crap weather! This doesn't look like much but once the trees are fully leafed out and the plants are filled in it becomes quite a different look. Visit my 2nd blog "Sit With Me In My Garden" which I mainly focus on my gardens and things around the outside of the house.
The turkeys are still visiting quite regularly. They're used to me now coming around to taking pictures and let me get closer now. We've had 4 toms visiting trying to get the attention of the hens. This shot is actually 3 of the toms. Though it's fun to see them they are hard on the landscape. They drink from the bird baths and pick leftover seeds from the bird feeders. They forage for food and the ground gets really torn up.