Well, we missed out on getting any snow last night. We received 1.2" of rain last night, which concluded by 4:00 AM; thus, giving way to starry skies before dawn. We didn't finally hit the chillier temperatures until breakfast time, bottoming out at 33 degrees, although 36 was our low for the period. Yesterday's high came in at 58. Despite today's abundant sunshine, the cool air isn't going away, as temps continue to hover in the lower 40's. Warm layers are your best friend, as tonight's low is expected to be even chillier. The kind of October we know on the mountain is finally here.
We have the pleasure of hosting llamas today, up on an irregularly scheduled trip due to recent downed trees. They are certainly fans of these cooler temps when it comes to packing, grateful to have the hot and humid days behind them. Let's feature another one of our supply hauling heroes...ANDY! He's one of our bigger boys, and despite being the caboose of his team (hence, the orange saddle bags), he's actually the alpha over his section of pastureland back at the farm. And you can always count on Andy to be first through the gate when it comes to feeding time. The brown and black patches around his face can help distinguish him from among the rest of the herd. He's put in several solid years of service, and we hope to see him keep trucking along. A cup of hot chocolate will hit the spot on cool day like this, so let's raise one up and toast to Mr. Andy!
Have a great start to the week.
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