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Friday, August 21, 2020

Hay In A Micro-Sanctuary

When the pandemic hit, our hay supplier was completely honest with us
and told us that he was having a hard time keeping up with his customers hay demands
and was also concerned with what was going to happen with the supply chain later on...
We appreciated that info, as the buns can go a spell without veggies & pellets etc
but they must have hay every single day, period.
So this is what $600 of top quality hay looks like!
We spend about $1400 at least on hay alone a year for 9 buns because we also supplement
this main kind here with other smaller bags of botanical, oat, alfalfa etc to liven up their options.


With 9 rabbits we go through 50 pounds of hay easily in about a month, sometimes more.
So we wanted at least a 6 month supply and
if any of our local bunny friends needed any we were able to share a little too.
We ordered only 2 boxes at a time about 2 weeks apart in consideration of the poor post carrier!
(Luckily our normal guy laughs and jokes with us when he brings these 50 pound boxes to the door).
We also got lucky in that the ladies at the store put bags of our usual Oxbow pellets aside for us too,
as apparently those flew off the shelves at the very beginning of this whole mess too.
We are staying on top of things, 6 month in, we still think there's going to another lock down!
It was scary at first, the ideal of not getting food for the babies and it was truthfully squirrely
for about 2 weeks at the beginning regarding fresh veg but we've managed...thankfully...phew!!!

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Feather Song In My Society6

I hope you are taking the time to still send snail mail....
I think our mailboxes and hearts need it now more than ever!


You can get this design of mine in my Society6 shop
More designs and exciting goodies coming soon.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Lovefest

I've been missing jumping in the Jeep on a Saturday or Sunday, picking a festival within
reasonable driving distance and just seeing what we see along the way...



This was Lovefest in Dorset last season...no festivals this year because of Covid19!
I've said once & I'll keep saying it "Tofu has never caused a pandemic"!!!

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Struggling

I am so sorry to have disappeared on you all.
I have no excuse other than life's busy-ness swept me away...
Life with cancer swept me away...
Life with 9 bunnies, many whom are special needs, swept me away...
Life with chronic illnesses & fighting them on top of everything else tuckered me out & kept me away.


I think too that I did't want to pretend things were okay & all chipper & perfect when they weren't.
People don't want to hear it from me because I am expected to always be the sunny one,
but I've been struggling big-time and I don't feel ashamed to admit that one bit.
If we all just shared our struggles maybe we could connect in a more real way than we all really are!
I won't promise to be back to posting full tilt but I do plan to try atleast.
Thank you to everyone and anyone still checking in here!