Monthly Archives: February 2015

In which nothing much happens

The mule hasn’t been up to much, lately. He had Tuesday off, but suffered the tedium of being subjected to me three times as we had a lot of snow and I kept popping up to chuck more hay at … Continue reading

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The original all terrain vehicle

Today we discovered something else the mule can do with his bells on: he can jump! Mules are so. Cool. So cool. I watch videos of people in the States taking their mules up and down these steep inclines, and … Continue reading

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Ropes and bells

The mule was really excited to see me arrive this afternoon, and he hurried down to the gate and brayed for me when he thought I wasn’t coming to see him after all. But when I reached him he pinned … Continue reading

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