Jason and I have been doing some true glamour jobs around the farm lately. Today’s was particularly glamorous as it consisted of cleaning out a run-in shed so we could spread new gravel in it. Since it hasn’t rained in about a month, and we’re currently about 17 inches below normal rainfall for the year, it would be an understatement to say there is a lot of dust. A LOT of dust. Everywhere. 
Armed with shovels and the front end loader of one of the tractors Jason and I created an epic dust cloud as we cleaned out the shed. As I was inhaling dust while shoveling poop and dirt I did have the thought, “so this is why I went to college?”  
Jason and I were disgusting by the time we were finished. When I shook my hair dust came off me. I told Jason I was doing my best imitation of a horse shaking after a roll in the dust. Despite being so dirty all I wanted to do was get away from myself, I still wouldn’t trade my life for a return to corporate America. Been there, done that – I’ll take the dust. 
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despite choking on dust the entire time Jason and I did a thorough job; Cocomo and Gus admiring our work

Jason moved right into spreading the gravel when we were done

Donneur was very curious about what we were doing in his shed
Hesse, Remmy and Baner
Grand and Rip

Toledo and Wilson
Revy and Baby 
Walon and Rubrico being wild 
Murphy and Sam
Roho and Ripley
Rocky and Gus 
Blu and B-Rad
Lighty and Happy
Maisie and Lily having a grooming session with Renatta grazing nearby; Dolly and Cuffie are in the background