Most of us have to work for a living regardless of our tax bracket, including me. I have 47 mouths to feed: chickens, sheep, cats, a couple of humans, and so on. In fact, I often mentally convert my wage into bags of chicken feed or bales of hay. Today, Christmas Eve, we're having our first major snow storm of the year, so I was given permission to leave work early as I have a 40 mile commute. At first I hesitated at the offer, because no work means no pay.
But, I did leave early, and so glad I did. There is nothing like spending a beautiful, snowy day hanging with your beloved animals. Especially on Christmas Eve.
Had a chat with a truly sweet llama, Izaak. He takes his job as flock guardian very seriously. He loves his hay, too, and is always ready for a treat of cracked corn.
I hope everyone has an opportunity to enjoy some time with the humans and animals in their lives this holiday season!