One of the strangest things I discovered when we moved to Mississippi was crayfish wandering around the yard. It wasn’t something I had ever seen before. Hubby and I thought it was hilarious. We still do. Except for the giant holes and chimneys they leave around the yard.
Last night Hubby was walking around the yard hunting for them. He likes to play with them. You know, poke them with sticks and make them fight with him. 😉 This one was one of the bigger ones, probably about four or five inches long.
Lily likes to try and dig the crayfish up. She actually got one the other day. She thought it was a tasty snack.
We also have mushrooms galore after all the rain too. These white ones have been popping up and growing to massive sizes
Then there are these little brown ones. They are growing up in the middle of the lespedeza.
My calendula are continuing to bloom and attract pollinators to the garden.
And so are my sunflowers.
I have a new sunflower opening up this morning.
The girlies are happy to have the sun out.
Eggs from the Reds this morning and the loaf of bread I baked last night.
Still waiting on Buffy and Rocky to start laying. If they haven’t all ready started. . . .I keep checking around, but haven’t seen any.
The chickens have started sleeping in the shed with goats. I can’t get the back doors on their coop closed. The wood has swelled considerably from all the rain.
We had a fun filled puddle jumping day on Saturday. We have an issue with flooding in our yard. We are trying to figure out the best course of action to fix this, but until then, we will continue to have fun running through the giant puddles. It is Munchkin and Peanut’s favorite activity. 🙂