Wednesday, August 7, 2013

What I Did On My Lunch Break Today

The milk parlor was starting to get extremely spidery, and generally gross. So at lunch today I put my barn clothes on and got to work. The milking stand was first. I took down the top shelf that the big goats keep bumping into. Pulled down Papa John's drill/milk pump experiment. Then I took a broom to every spidery corner, rerouted loose cords and put up new shelving.



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Next I got rid of all the loose bagged feed, put everything in containers, and swept the corner out.



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Next, I cleaned out the dog and cat food area and swept. Put away in the nifty pink cabinets all kinds of things that had been left out. Swept that area good.



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And finally, took down all the shelved items above the sink, broomed out all the spidery bits. Disturbed a big old wolf spider that crawled down my neck and off my arm. Reorganized everything back onto the shelves that belonged, and scrubbed out the sink.



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Ready for an enjoyable milking tomorrow.

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