I think we can!!

We are gunning to have the goats in their home by Saturday evening!! This weekend the nighttime temps are supposed to drop pretty low, so we are shooting for having the Ladies in their own dry, quiet, peaceful and insulated space before all that happens. It is calm and quiet up there at the barn. Sometimes I take the trip up there just to enjoy that as there is very little calm and quiet at the house. 😉 It won’t be as quiet once the goats move in, but that’s okay. Here are some photos of the recent progress.

My handsome carpenter hard at work.
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This was a tricky part, getting all these whachamacallits to measure up. Took FOREVER, so it seemed. 😉
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Ta-Da! The white roof nearly done!
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Such a pretty barn! Especially with a full moon rising!
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Working on the inside is the main thing now! We were insulating and plywooding (?) into the evening with the help of a nifty little lantern.
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Shelves got built along one side, and the boys and I worked hard to prime and paint it. 🙂
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Myles has been begging to help paint since I started painting the pieces for the barn red. You can see that his technique is not flawless, but it didn’t really matter too much for this part. 😉
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Then the actual shelves went in and the REAL painting got done. Looks so purdy!
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This is the view in the barn today.
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We unloaded the hay and surprisingly, 10 bales fit under the shelf! I couldn’t believe it! The other 2 got slightly damp so that’s why they are sitting out! I didn’t think there was any way we could fit that much hay in here, but we still have the entire other half of the barn that can be used for various storage as well! I won’t be storing hay and feed over there though, cause I’m sure those sly goaties would manage to get into it. Straw, however should do fine.

This is what the goat side looks like right now. We only really have to complete the other 1/4 of the barn to get them in.
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And look who has finally decided to stay in the barn. He was a little come and go about it earlier, but now he seems to think all this insulating and hay and comfy straw are for his own personal use! Silly cat! He’s gone from a city kitty, to a country kitty to a barn cat! Quite the career moves this fellow has made!
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From the goat door looking out.
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Views from the barn! Yes, it’s peaceful up here!
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Ta ta for now! Hopefully next time I’ll have photos of the Ladies moving in! 🙂

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