Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Yay for groundhogs!

I don't know about you but I am sick to death of this winter. For once I was  happy about groundhogs when I heard that Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow so that means an early spring (hoping and wishing and dreaming).
We had an ice storm last night and here is what I woke up to.







I'm sure the groundhogs would much rather prefer munching on my garden lettuce.




Since the husband was off from school yesterday, I was able to make these two signs, a chestnut dressage horse and a Gypsy Vanner. Gypsy horses look like they came out of a fairytale to me and all fairytale horses need flowers in their manes.

Since ebay fees are killing me, I'll offer these signs up for sale on my blog for a day or two before putting them on ebay. $45 for the Dressage SOLD (11" x 9") and $60 for the Gypsy (11" x 14") plus exact shipping.



What I'd love to be doing now is taking a nap with Pumpkin Pie!


15 comments:

Molly @ A Bit O' Shine said...

I do not particularly enjoy ice storms (had a bad one here a couple years ago) but they do make for gorgeous photos!

Nancy said...

I hear ya- today really would be good for a nap...if there wasn't so much to do! I do love a good ice storm to decorate the trees so beautifully, but it really is a pain too.

First Draught Farm said...

It's time to make some horse treats! Pretend bran & feed are the Rice Krispies & melt up some marshmallows, and either square cut or roll into balls. . . your best friend is missing you while you're snowed in. . .

Deborah Adams of Possible Impossibilities Studio. Long Beach, California. said...

Those are some pretty nice closeup shots of the groundhog! Not cool that he was munching your lettuce, but cool wildlife nontheless. :-)

Jessie McCandless said...

Wow, the dressage one sold out fast! LOL They are both beautiful! Ebay has gotten terribly expensive--I can't use it anymore, either.

The pictures are beautiful, even though the ice isn't much fun. Hopefully the storm will clear out for you soon!

jc said...

Haven't dropped by your blog for some while but am so glad I have done so again. Forgotten just how talented you are!

Once Upon an Equine said...

Thanks for following my blog. I too am hoping for an early spring...although spring here means lots of snow, but at least we won't be in sub zero temps in the spring. Your ice storm pics are stunning. It looks so pretty as long as you don't have to walk or drive on the ice. Beautiful signs. You are right, Gypsy horses look good in flowers.

Dom said...

So hoping the critter is right...

Studio at the Farm said...

Love your photos, Jennifer, especially the ground hog. And I very much hope you get some spring SOON!!!

Rue said...

Pretty pictures, but the reality is not so nice. Brr!

I do love your snowman though!

Here's hoping the groundhog is right!

CTG Ponies said...

The ice is ridiculous!! I'm glad I'm not the only one who is not happy with ebay fees. It's almost not worth it anymore.

Faerie Moon Creations said...

That groundhog BETTER be right! LOL You know I love winter, but enough is enough. We had an ice storm, too. Thankfully there was no serious damage around here. It is getting frightening hearing about all the roof collapses in the state...I am SOOOO happy our roof is slanted. Stay warm! Theresa

allhorsestuff said...

Oh man, through you have a bit of white yet..
At least you have the groundhogs prediction!
Gorgeous signs!
Would you pop me over a quote again ~on one from a photo I would send?I took s photo of my new PBO horse at sunset, over the forest...its so beautiful, and fits the stables name of "Painted Forest Stables"being a sunset, over the forest, of Paint horses!
Thanks

Hang in, at least this weather is good for catching up on work and naps!

Kelly said...

...we just escaped the worst of the ice storm...just a few branches down in our yards and luckily we didn't lose our power. I'm ready for spring flowers too, but more snow is on its way for us!

Lin said...

Pumpkin looks like he could use some help in taking a nap. :)

Oh, that is some nasty ice you got there! Hope it melts soon. We got another 2 inches of snow today--on top of the 20.5 we got this week. Sigh. We are shoveling it over our heads now. Not fun.