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AFTER THE SPRING STORM WE HAD GOTTEN EVERYTHING IN ORDER, AGAIN. I LOVED SUMMER. WE HAD ONLY HAD ONE LATE SUMMER WEIRD STORM. AND THAT HAD BEEN A FEW YEARS AGO.
I HAD MY TROOPS BRIEFED AND READY FOR THE LATE FALL STORM. THE BLOODY THING ALWAYS SEEMS TO COME AROUND HARVEST TIME. MAKING IT HARD TO HAVE A PROPER HARVEST CELEBRATION.
WE ALWAYS PLANNED IT TO BE OUTDOORS IF THE WEATHER WAS NICE. BUT THEN HAD TO MOVE IT INDOORS. THE FREAK STORM SEEMS TO ALWAYS COME JUST AS WE START GETTING SET UP. THEN WE HAVE TO MOVE INDOORS.
STILL WE HAD SET UP OUTSIDE AND EVERYONE FROM MILES AROUND HAD COME.
YOU COULD TELL THEY WERE EXPECTING TO GRAB THE FOOD AND RUN FOR THE TEA ROOM. BUT THE SKY STAYED CLEAR AND NOT A CLOUD TO BE SEEN.
AFTER A BIT EVERYONE WAS ENJOYING THE GATHERING AND HAD FORGOTTEN THE FREAK FALL STORM. MAYBE JUST MAYBE THEY WOULD NO LONGER PLAGUE US. IT WAS HARD TO REMEMBER WHAT IT WAS LIKE WITHOUT THEM.
EVERYONE HAD HAD A GRAND TIME. ADULTS CATCHING UP ON EACH OTHERS LIVES. AND THE CHILDREN HAVING CART RIDES AND PLAYING WITH THE REST OF THE ZOO ANIMALS.
EVEN DOOGIE HAD ALLOWED THEM TO PET AND RUB HIM. FEED HIM APPLE, CARROTS. AND OTHER TREATS.
AFTER AWHILE HE AND GOLDIE HAD MOVED DEEPER INTO THE BACK OF THE BARN. HE HAD GOTTEN HIS BELLY FULL OF TREATS AND WANTED PEACE AND QUIET. BUT AT LEAST HE HAD JOINED IN.
AFTER THE PARTY WHEN EVERYONE HAD LEFT TO RETURN HOME. I CHECKED THE BARN. HOPING NO ONE HAD EATEN MORE TREATS THAN THEY SHOULD AND NOW HAD A BELLY ACHE.
THE CATS WERE SLEEPING ON THE LEDGES AND IN THE BED PROVIDED FOR THEM. THE DOGS. SEEMED TO SORT OF MAKE PILES AND SLEEP IN GROUPS.
BABY AND BEAU WERE IN THERE STALLS QUITE HAPPEN AND CONTENT. NO ONE SEEMED TO BE HUNGRY, GEE I WONDER WHY. LOL. BUT I PUT OUT FRESH HAY AND FEED ANYWAY.
MAYBE I COULD SLEEP IN A BIT TOMORROW.
WE ALL KEPT WONDERING IF THE STORM WOULD COME BUT LATER THAN USUAL. BUT FALL PASSED AND WINTER CAME. STILL NO STORM.
WE ALL WERE STARTING TO BELIEVE THAT THEY WERE GONE. THEN I HEAD GRIFF. SCREAM!!!
SURE ENOUGH I LOOKED OUT AND THERE COMING TOWARD US WAS THAT STRANGE CLOUD THAT BROUGHT THE STRANGE STORM.
HERE IT WAS JUST ABOUT CHRISTMAS AND EVERYONE HAD BEEN PLANNING THE CHRISTMAS PARTY.
I OPENED MY AMULET AND YELLED. THE STORMS ARE COMING. DON'T KNOW WHY. BUT IT IS ALMOST ON TOP OF US. EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING UNDER COVER TILL WE SEE WHAT IT BRINGS.
GET READY, OK, TROOPS THIS IS THE WINTER STORM. CATS, DOGS. BE READY, THERE ALWAYS SEEM TO BE MICE. MAKE SURE NONE AND I MEAN NONE GET INTO THE TEA ROOM OR OPAL'S STORAGE. YOU ALL KNOW SHE HATE'S THEM AND IF THEY GET IN TREATS FROM HER KITCHEN WILL BE IN SHORT SUPPLY.
I GOT IN TOUCH WITH QUINN HE SAID HE SAW THE CLOUDS COMING AND HAD GOTTEN HIS PEOPLE UNDER COVER. BUT HIS MEN WOULD START GATHERING THE STOCKINGS AND SNOWMEN AND GET THEM STORED OR BRING THEM TO THE BARN AND PILE THEM BESIDE THE YARN BIN. I TOLD HIM TO KEEP ANY THAT HIS WOMEN COULD USE TO MAKE THEIR CLOTHING. HE SAID WILL DO.
NOW I WAS WONDERING WHAT NEW ITEMS WOULD BE IN THE STORM. EVERY YEAR THERE WAS SOMETHING THAT HAD NOT BEEN IN THE STORM THE YEAR BEFORE.
DINKY, SMIDGE GET READY THERE WILL PROBABLY BE ANIMALS TO BE RESCUED OR SADLY PROCESSED FOR FOOD.
YOU HAVE KEPT THE SHEEP PENS AND EXTRA PIG PEN IN GOOD REPAIR. ANY THAT CAN NOT BE SAVED AND ARE IN TOO BAD SHAPE TAKE DOWN TO THE OVERGROWN POND OR THE MOAT THE EELS AND FISH WILL TAKE CARE OF THEM.
GATHER ALL THE ABLEBODIED PENGUINS. WE WILL SHIP THEM TO THE COLD NORTH AFTER THE STORM. BUT THEY WILL NEED TO BE KEPT UNDER COVER AND THE COOLEST CAVES AROUND. THEY MUST NOT GO WANDERING AROUND. WE WILL NEED PLENTY OF FISH FOR THEM.
I CALLED RANDY'S BOYS. GET TO THE BARN AS SOON AS YOU CAN. THE STORM IS COMING AND YOU WILL HAVE MORE WORK THAN YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH. BUTCH REPORT TO ME, I WANT YOU TO GO TO THE HARBOR AND GET AS MANY BASKETS OF FISH AS YOU CAN. I WILL GIVE YOU THE GEMS TO PAY FOR THEM. WE HAVE INCOMING PENGUINS.
OH, CRAP I YELL AS I DODGES CUPS AND GLASSES FLYING THROUGH THE AIR. THIS COULD BE BAD. BROKEN GLASS WILL BE EVERYWHERE. YIKES. I SQUEAKED AS I DODGED INCOMING FOOD.
WELL NOTHING WILL GO HUNGRY, AND OPAL WILL BE UPSET AT ALL THE WASTED FOOD. WONDERED WHERE THE STORM HAD PICKED THAT UP. THEN I SAW THE CANDLE HOLDERS WITH CANDLES IN THEM. WITH LUCK THE FLAMES WOULD BE PUT OUT BY THE WIND THEY CREATED. WE JUST DID NOT NEED FIRES ON TOP OF EVERYTHING ELSE. THE BELLS AT LEAST WARNED YOU THEY WERE COMING.
I CALLED MELODY, GET PREPARED YOU ARE GOING TO BE VERY BUSY TILL THIS STORM IS OVER. PIG, PENGUINS, AND RAINDEER FAWNS.
I HAD LET OPAL KNOW THAT ME, AND MY GUYS AND RANDY'S BOYS WOULD PROBABLY NOT MAKE IT TO MEALS TILL THE STORM PASSED. BUT WOULD SHE PLEASE PREPARE BASKETS FOR THE BARN WE WILL RIDE IT OUT HERE.
SHE STARTED TO GET ANGRY ABOUT US MISSING HER FANTASTIC COOKING. BUT THEN REMEMBERED THAT WE WOULD BE WORKING 24/7 TILL WE FELL ASLEEP EXHAUSTED. ONLY TO BE WOKEN UP SHORT HOURS LATER SO SOMEONE ELSE COULD GRAB A FEW HOURS SLEEP. SUGAR AND SPICE WERE BATTING ANYTHING THAT CAME TO CLOSE TO ME AWAY.
THEN SPICE PULLED ME BACK INTO THE BARN. AND SAID STAY. SUGAR SAID WITH ALL THE GREAT FOOD DROPPING SHE WOULD GO EAT. THEN SPICE COULD. I KNEW THEY WOULD NOT KILL ANYTHING THAT COULD BE SAVED. BUT IT MADE ME SAD TO THINK OF ALL THE ANIMALS THAT WOULD HIT TOO HARD AND BE TOO INJURED FOR MELODY TO FIX. GO MY SWEET. BUT BE VERY CAREFUL OF YOU PAWS THERE IS GLASS FALLING THIS TIME. AND IT WILL ALL HAVE TO BE CLEANED UP WHEN THE STORM IS OVER. DAM!!!!!! MELODY WE HAVE A NEW BIG PROBLEM. BROKEN GLASS IS GOING TO BE EVERYWHERE. SO BE PREPARED TO REMOVE IT FROM PAWS. AND LORD KNOW WHERE ELSE. THIS IS BAD. THE CATS AND DOGS ARE NEEDED TO GET THE MICE AND AND ANY OF THE OTHER SMALL THINGS GATHERED. I WARNED THE TO LOOK OUT FOR THE BROKEN GLASS. EASY IN THE DAYTIME. BUT NIGHT PATROLS WOULD BE AT GREATER RISK.I GRABBED MY NOW TEPID
Slowly i awake from a very deep but troubling sleep.
Weird dreams or where they?
I lay eyes still closed still seeing images in my head.
I feel sp worn out like I have walked the whole realm and beyond,
Every one I met and talked to had a quest to do not for them per say but for an other,
Seems cupid been a busy lill devil and in place of love arrows he missed the mark and left yearning sadness desires of a lost love the need to be with that special one,
there was Annabelle her love The Knight a Fire monster an Indian Maiden A Sage A Forest Sage Milton Salty of all people and grouchy Valarie all helping me or me helping them to find rare parts for a special bouquet to give to Shadow to win back his true love .
Dare I open my eyes and find myself in the Twilight Zone, hey if it going to happen you KNOW it would happen to me jen would just love that,
I slowly open one eye humm seems okay open the other and discover I am on a bail of hay ?????????????????????????????
I am about to stand and I hear birds singing frogs croaking bees buzzing and cows horses and sheep I lay still and wonder WIH am I?
Just the I feel a gentile touch on my cheek ??Melody??
I reach for her hand nothing there ok Cap you are going bonkers as I sit up I feel and seea beautiful snow white butterfly oh my sweet white bucckerfly how are you pretty one?
She landed back on my cheek fluttered her wings and with a gentile caresses she fly .away.
I laughed women sheesh
I walked out side and saw Frost looking at me ** RIDER YOU SLEEP LATE** Yeah I know the sun is riseing
I was about to ask Frost how long had we been here when I heard a womans voice well g'day mate would ye be hungry?
I need not answer my stomach did it for me.
My name be Mary and you be ? I wiped my hand I am Captain Randy you can call me Cap or Randy .
We talked for several hours and she told me she was alone since her husband had been killed by Ogres a huge very ugly Ghostly white one * that sent shivers down my spine*
I was in town at market and came home to see them leaving.
I go to the narket in Cloud City to sell my ware eggs grain etc and am a Donkey Wrangler.
So that is why I hear them yes I sell a few but mostly I breed for folks I have very very good stock would you like to meet them of course led the way.
As we walked I told her all about the camp our animals and our loonie toon s best people in the world but nutty as a fruit cake lol
I told he about Doogie how we rescude him and what a splende boy he was well the she said he needs a mate and I have the perfect lill lassie for him
Cap meet Dinky Mae she is smaller because she was the runt but strong but very shy
I reached over to rub her and she turned around and buried her head on my chest
There you go Cap she is all yours and not a pence will I take.
Wait are you that Captain from The Midnight Pastel they all talk about at the market in Cloud City?? and is iy true you have a Dragon?
Well I am A Dragon Rider and his name is Frost and he has a twin siter Snow very rare for they aew pure white and Twins it is very rare for Dragons to hav twins
Is he near is he big is he mean can I see him???????????????
But of course he is over ther FROST *** RIDER** meet Mary Mary this Frost
Hello she whispered here Mary pat him here he loves that and jumped when he lowered
his head in a sign of acceptance
oh my he is so gentile and he purrs?
LOL no that is a happy Dragon gurgle.
RIDER* WE MUST GO THE OTHERS AWAIT OUR RETURN**
Mary we must go now she said well you are not far on Frost about 5 minutes
Thank Mary we shall visit soon and you must do the same and to meet Doogie
I bundled DM and waved bye for.
BLOODY L, WHAT A MESS, IT HAS BEEN DAYS SINCE THE STORM LEFT. BUT THE MESS IT LEFT BEHIND.
FINN AND HIS BOYS ARE STILL DRAGGING IN STOCKING, AND TREE ORNAMENTS. GOOD THING THE ANIMALS LIKE THEM WITH THE BELLS ON THEM. THEY DO TEND TO SHREAD THEM SO MORE ARE WELCOME.
THE CATS ARE WELLLLL TO TELL THE TRUTH FAT. SO MANY MICE. BUT THEY WILL THIN DOWN NOW. REGULAR RATIONS. IS ALL THEY WILL BE GETTING. ASIDE FROM A MOUSE OR TWO THEY MISSED DURING THE STORM.
THE INJURED ANIMALS ARE ALL IN MELODY'S CARE. THE DEAD SORRY WE COULDN'T SAVE THEM ALL SOME INTO COLD STORAGE, SOME INTO THE MOAT FOR ELLIE AND HER BROOD. SOME TO THE DIRE'S. WELL ONLY AS FAR AS THE MEADOW INFRONT OF THE ROCKS WHERE THERE CAVE IS.
SUGAR AND SPICE HAD EATEN THEIR FILL AND THEN SOME I AM SURE.
NOW TO SEND OUT SEARCH PARTIES AND CLEAN UP WHAT WAS MISSED DURING THE STORM.
I HAD HOPED WE HAD SEEN THE LAST OF THEM WHEN THE FALL ONE DID NOT COME.
AND OF COURSE THE CAP MISSED IT ONCE AGAIN. HE HAD BETTER HAVE A GOOD, VERY GOOD REASON.
I LOOKED AND MY GRAZERS IN THE PASTURE. MAMMOTH, ELEPHANT. DOOGIE AND GOLDIE. THOSE TWO HAVE NEVER BEEN SEPERATED SINCE CAP BROUGHT HIM HOME. I LOOKED AT GOLDIE. SHE LOOKED A BIT THICK AROUND THE MIDDLE.
OPENED MY AMULET TO MELODY, COULD YOU COME TO THE BARN. I WANT YOU TO SEE IF I AM CORRECT.
SHE CAME PANTING TO THE BARN. WHAT? WHAT'S WRONG? SHE GASPED.
I LAUGHED, YOU DID NOT HAVE TO RUN,
I THOUGHT THE WAS A PROBLEM.
THERE MIGHT BE. I SAID.
LOOK AT GOLDIE AND TELL ME WHAT YOU SEE. A PRETTY GOLDEN PONY. JUST THEN GOLDIE TURN AND STARTED TOWARD MELODY.
YOU MEAN, YOU MEAN, THAT IS WHAT YOU THINK. YEP, I THINK SHE WILL FOAL IN MAYBE 3 MONTHS.
THAT'S JUST A GUESS FROM THE SIZE OF HER. BUT I NEED YOU TO CHECK AND SEE IF IT IS A FOAL OR A PROBLEM.
MELODY SAID SHE WOULD BE BACK IN A FEW, NEEDED A FEW THING.
PUT HER IN A STALL IT WILL BE EASIER TO DO WHAT I NEED TO DO.
THEN SHE ASKED AS SHE LEFT, IS IT HER FIRST. YEP, SHE IS ONLY THREE.
I slide down Frost's neck holding DM secure to my chest as her head is almost under my arm.
It is okay lill one I have you do not be scared,
I slowly set her down on the grass and she digs deeper under my aem,
I talk softly and pet her neck and feel her shacking now now pretty baby you are safe with Frost and I now come look around and see there is no danger you have a new home and a new family you will never be rejected again,,,, Mary told me that when she was born she was so small her Mother thought she was sick and rejected her so Mary had to milk her Mother and bottle fed DM see all babiers need there Mothers first milk within 48 hours for there immune system.
I finaly got her to look at me and to see how terrified she was broke my heart so I held her and soothed her till she calmed a bit,
Frost nuzzled her and she nuzzled back good sign thank you my brave one she now knows she is safe,
Mary told me of how the others animals treaded her and how the other donkey would chase her and nip at her all she wanted was to be accepted and play but was so afraid she spent all her time in the barn way in the back facing the wall,
The only time she got to go out was with Mary.
I took some grass and got her toeat it and told her to graze ,
It made ny heart break to see her eat but be so on gaurde so I talked and told her all about her new home friends and family she was going to meet,
I took my Amulet and called Charlie and said I am back be there shortly
DM was not sure but she followed me as Frost went to hunt,
We reached the critter en closer and I stoped dead in my tracks as I saw Charlie holding Goldie and looked like Melody had her whole arm to her shoulder inside Goldie OMG
CAP!! I YELLED, IF THAT IS ANOTHER RESCUE AND IT IS NOT INJURED TAKE IT TO THE BARN. LEAVE IT WITH BABY AND BEAU. THEY WILL LOOK AFTER IT. GOLDIE IS NOT IN A GOOD MOOD. NOT THAT I BLAME HER.
I TURNED BACK TO MELODY. CONCERN ON MY FACE.
IS SHE OK? MELODY CHUCKLED, YES, SHE IS OK AND SO IS THE LITTLE ONE SHE IS CARRING. YOU MAY BE OFF A BIT. I THINK MAYBE JUNE OR EARLY JULY. WHO'S THE DADDY? I HAVEN'T SEEN ANYOTHER HORSES ABOUT. NOPE. THERE AREN'T ANY.
I SHOULD HAVE SEPERATED HER AND DOOGIE WHEN HE STARTED GETTING BETTER. BUT LIKE THE OLD FOOL I AM SOME TIMES. I LEFT THEM TOGETHER. HE SEEMED TO FIND GREAT COMFORT IN HER BEING SO CLOSE. NOW I HAVE ANOTHER BABY TO WATCH OUT FOR.
OR WILL HAVE.
DOOGIE, YOU MEAN YEP, WE ARE GOING A MULE THAT IS A NEW ONE HERE. WE HAVE GRIFFINS, CATAWAMPUS'S, AND CABBATS, AND A FEW OTHER CROSSES. BUT THEY WERE NOT NATURAL, THEY CAME FROM THE GODS THAT SEEM TO COME AND GO AND LEAVE THEIR TOYS BEHIND.
SUGER AND SPICE BUTTED ME WITH THEIR LARGE HEADS. I LAUGHED. HEY I AM NOT SAYING YOU SHOULD NOT BE HERE I AM JUST SAYING THE GOLDIES BABY WILL BE A NATURAL CROSS.
YOU TWO ARE PERFECT AS FAR AS I AM CONCERNED. THE SAME WITH GRIFF. AND THE STRANGE LITTLE ONES IN MY BAG ARE GREAT.
MELODY? SHE IS OK RIGHT. SHE IS SUCH A SMALL PONY. SHE IS FINE. AND DOOGIE ISN'T A VERY BIG DONKEY. JUST KEEP AN EYE ON HER AND CALL ME IF YOU NEED ME.
WITH THAT SHE GATHERED HER THING AND LEFT. PROBABLY TO BATH. THAT IS NOT THE CLEANEST JOB IN THE WORLD.
I LOOKED AND GOLDIE SHE AND DOOGIE HAD THEIR HEADS OVER EACH OTHERS NECK. QUITE CONTENT WITH THE WORLD.
YEP, SHOULD HAVE SEPERATED YOU TWO WHEN DOOGIE WAS GETTING BETTER.
I HEADED FOR THE BARN TO SEE JUST WHAT THE CAP HAD DRAGGED HOME THIS TIME. HOPE IT IS NOT INJURED AND IN NEED OF CARE.
MELODY HAS HER HANDS FULL WITH ALL THE CREATURES THAT CRASHED TO EARTH IN THE STORM.
I stand with arms crossed teeth clenched and a scowl on my face as I watch Charlie walk towards us poor DM is jammed in between me and the wall head almost touching the ground.
She went to speak and I said no you hold on I know you have a lot to handel when I am not here and you bloody well know it is not by choice OUR Queen calls I go.
You have all the critters to take care of and I know you love them all and have never ever turned a sick injured or lost baby away so WTH you thinking to speak to me like that and plus to have DM hear that tone??
You did not even asked about her just ORDERED me to take her to the barn?
And yes she is injured badly broken but you can not see here wounds they are inside she is three times more broken then Doogie was all she wants it to be accepted not to be rejected even by her own Mother because she was so small even for a min she rejected her and all the other animals teased chased and the other Donkey would nip at her as they chased her where she would run and hide in the very last stall in the barn and hang her head and brae so low it was heart breaking and you wanted me to take her to the barn and leave her there terrified.
For the love of God Charlie what happened with Goldie??? well I know what happened but why and how did they get to mate when you are so carefull?
You do know this puts Goldie at risk with her being so small and Doogie being double her size we could lose her the colt or both thankfully we have Melody with us and she will do what needs to be done so we will have a good out come and have a new PONDONKEY
Now we have a problem DM needs us but I want Melody to check her out before anything is done.
I caught Charlie looking at DM and turn her head to wipe a tear and watched as she went to her and stroke her neck.
YES, I TOLD YOU TO TAKE HER TO THE BARN. I KNEW BABY WOULD MOTHER HER AND BEAU WOULD BE HER BEST BUD.
GOLDIE IS IN SUCH A NASTY HUMOR NOW. SHE WILL SETTLE IN A LITTLE BIT.
NOW LET ME SEE THAT BABY YOU HAVE UNDER YOUR ARM.
I STEPPED CLOSER. COME LITTLE ONE. LET'S HAVE A LOOKE AT YOU.
SHE DID NOT MOVE. BUT I STROKED HER AS CAP HELD HER. SHE STOPPED SHAKING AS HARD. I ALMOST LAUGHED AS A TRUNK SOFTLY SNIFFED AND THEN STROKED THE BABY. THEN A SMALL GRAY TRUNK SOFTLY SNIFFED EVERY PLACE ON THE BABY IT COULD REACH.
YOU WANT A MOMMA FOR THE LITTLE ON I THINK BABY HAS ALREADY SETTLED THAT QUESTION.
CAP, STILL HOLDING AND TRYING TO GET THE BABY TO STOP WIGGLING AND HIDING , GRUMPED.
HE WAS STILL TICKED OFF AT ME. BUT I HAD DONE IT FOR THE SAFETY OF THE LITTLE ANIMAL HE HELD. HOW WAS I TO KNOW SHE HAD HAD SUCH A ROTTEN START IN LIFE.
DID THE MAN CONTACT ME AND SAY HE WAS BRINGING A DAMAGED BABY HOME. NO! HE HAD NOT CONTACTED ME OR ANYONE ELSE SINCE HE HAD LEFT. YES, I KNOW THE QUEEN HAD CALLED HIM BUT THAT WAS MONTHS AGO. IN FACT ALMOST A YEAR. I AM SURE SHE MUST HAVE HAD MUCH FOR HIM TO DO. BUT CRIPES. TWO SECONDS TO CHECK IN. THAT IS ALL IT TAKES WITH THE AMULETS.
YES, HE HAD CALLED IN AND SAID HE WAS ON HIS WAY HOME. BUT NO MENTION OF THE BABY. IF HE HAD I WOULD HAVE MET HIM. AND TOLD HIM WHAT WAS GOING ON AND WE COULD HAVE THEN JUST TAKEN THE BABY TO THE BARN.
DO YOU WANT TO TAKE HER TO MELODY OR DO YOU WANT HER TO COME HERE?
EITHER WAY WILL WORK FOR ME. JUST LET ME KNOW.
I GAVE THE LITTLE ONE MORE SOOTHING TOUCHES AND AND TURNED TO GET BACK TO WORK. I NEEDED TO CLEAN STALLS, AND CHECK EVERYONES, FEET FOR GLASS. THEY HAD BEEN WORKING HARD TRYING TO CLEAN UP THE PASTURES AND AND THE AREA AROUND THE TEA ROOM. AND DOWN TO THE MOAT. THERE WAS SO MUCH BROKEN GLASS FROM THE FLYING SNOW GLOBES AND GLASSWARE. EACH STORM SEEMED TO BE WORSE THAN THE LAST ONE.
AS I WAS LEAVING THEM, I SAID OVER MY SHOULDER NOT A PONDONKEY, IT WILL BE A MULE.
JUST WISH THAT %^&&*$#$%A@ IDIOT WITH HIS BROOM WAS ABOUT. AT LEAST THE BLOODY BROOM WOULD BE USEFUL. IT SEEMED TO BE ABLE TO SWEEP UP ANYTHING.
WELL THINKING OF WHAT STILL NEEDED TO BE DONE WAS NOT GETTING IT DONE.
I LEFT CAP, TO FIGURE IT OUT ON HIS OWN. BABY AND BEAU WERE STILL STROKING IT LOVINGLY. I SMILED. JUST WHAT BABY NEEDED ANOTHER BABY TO CARE FOR. BEAU MAY BE SMALL BUT HE HAD OUTGROWN NEEDING MOTHERING ALL THE TIME. THOUGH ONLY THREE OR WAS IT FOUR. HE WAS STILL A BABY.
Man oh man what a mess.
i tell Charlie I am going over to see Melody be back later
Excuse me is the good doctor with a chuckle .
She turns around and scowls at me as she brushes a lock of hair from her face.
God she is a vision for sore eyes.
Ha ha she says look what the cat dragged in // now don;t you to start on me **smile** and yes thank you it is good to be home.
I heard about the cray storm and all the critters getting glass shards we have no idea were they come from what they will be like how long they last and why?
She laughed and said I pulled out enough glass to buid a glass castle
Here come sit I brought you some hot tea.
We sat and drank our tea mmm this hits the spot thank you.
She looked over my shoulder and said seems you have an admirer wany to introduce us?
Before I do I have to explain abot DM... DM she says?? yes her name is Dinky Mae but did not suite her so I renamed her Daisy Mae but still call her DM as not to confuse her.
I told her the story and she said sad very sad how can I help?
Well first I would like you to check her out I know her scares are deep inside just want to make sure about her health.
Melody gentily called her name and help out her hands with an apple in one and oats in the other.
I told her it is okay as I rubbed her ear and felt her head move.
Good girl come on it is okay you are safe Melody moved closer and DM sniffed her hands very unsure but she did not back away good girl here it is all for you.
I held my breath as DM moved to my side and took the apple wow good girl DM
DM had 4 apples lol and let Melody touch her so she looked her all over and said she has many scares and the tip of one ear is gone but she seems fine underwight but good I will try to check her teeth an other time.
Good to hear thank you and now I need to see how big the yard is for birthing and we have to talk about the huge problem we have with Doogie being a bad boy while I was away.
TURN BACK TO MY WORK, AND GRIN, LATER, MUCH, MUCH LATER. HE IS SO STUCK ON THAT LADY.
I herd that Charlie what is so funny?
Melody grabed my arm come on Cap let it drop you know better then to try and duke it out especially with Charlie you men never learn do you lol
Poor Daisy Mae was shaking she was so scared so we put her between us and stroked her ears as we walked to Melody's temp clinic but was stoped dead in my tracks as my Amulet just about broke my ear drum #$$%^&*())(*&^ ow STOP SCREAMING AND WHAT THE HELL IS SO URGENT YOU NEED TO SCREAM/
Sorry Cap it is Peter and you need to get here as fast as you can ,,, okay Peter what is it and where are you?
I am on the road to the Harbour to sell my catch at the market what is it are you hurt ?under attack?
NO NO CAP JUST HERE BEFORE IT IS TO LATE
FROST ***RIDER*** I need to get to the Harbor road and in a flash I was on the road looking at Peter as he pointed over the bank
I dashed down and slilled on the mudy bank and slamed into a half over turned cart and saw the reason Peter called me
there lay what O thought was a dead donkey stilled strapped to the cart
I reached under and found the poor creature still alive but just barely
Peter get down here and help me get this harness off or he will surely drown
FROST GO GET THE BOYS AND TELL THEM TO BRING TOOLS I held the poor thimgs head out of the water as Peter cut the halter we took our coats off to make a pillow to keep his head up and clear from the stream
The boys arrived and got to work right away and got the cart free and the reat of the dirty harness
We have to get him up or he will surely
suffocate but the poor things was so weak he could not move so we held him on his knees okay he is to hurt to walk lets get him in the cart here lay his head on my lap
We tried to go slow on the rough gravel road and I am sure he felt ever bump but we made it to Melody