moo

Well that was random.  It’s ten ’til ten tonight and Chris just looked outside to find a small herd of cattle in our yard.  (We live in free range land.) 

We opened the window and, of course, proceeded to moo at them.  In fact, I attempted to take a picture, but the flash didn’t go off.  I would have tried again, except that Chris and Kajsa had walked out to gawk, which led to Kajsa squealing, “Hi, Cows!!!” 

It wasn’t exactly a stampede.  But they didn’t dawdle either.

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6 thoughts on “moo

  1. So, is this a generic internet cow or one you did happen to get a shot of? This cow looks like a dairy cow, or a sort of sorry beef cow, or maybe that’s what a freerange cow looks like?

    I drove through open range a good bit in the area of western Arkansas where I grew up, but never had cows in the yard!

  2. Rodney:
    This is indeed an internet culled photo. I was unable to get a shot off that actually showed ours.

    Moreena:
    They are big. Notice I didn’t mention my exiting the house. I was standing in the window to take the picture. And these are longhorns, too. They have a rather intimidating presence!

    We’re used to javalina each night. In fact that was what Chris was looking for when he glanced out the window. Those are smaller, but also alarming.

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