Saturday, July 4, 2009

Creatures of Habit

I admit it. I'm a creature of habit. My daily routine doesn't change much and most of the time I resist change with a passion. Same time, same channel definitely describes me. There's something comforting in keeping the same schedule, being in familiar places, eating familiar foods. So I'm not surprised that other critters on the farm are similar.
But, if someone changed the location of my bed I don't think I'd have difficulty finding it, especially come evening when I'm tired. And on occasion when I've moved to a completely new house, I haven't gone back to the old one to sleep or find shelter from the rain. So it did surprise me a bit when we moved the portable shelter to a new patch of ground and the goats curled up at the place where the shelter used to be. Perhaps I could understand their confusion if we'd moved it across the field, but it's only about 10' over. Apparently, they haven't figured out that it's the cover that keeps them dry, not the location.

8 comments:

All Things Frugal For You And Me said...

Too funny:)

Parsley said...

Isn't that strange. Oh well.

~Tonia said...

Lol Mine have done that.. Or when I clean the barn out they will lay on the pile of stuff from the barn! Silly Goats!

Lisa said...

That is the cutest thing on the freaking planet!

Mount Belly Mama said...

Oh my gosh! I just had my first good laugh of the day! I love that! ha ha ha ha!

Let us know if they ever figure out where their new bed is. My hubby and I have been talking about moving the chicken coop - makes me wonder if they will find it even though it will only be 25 feet away. lol.

Andrea said...

Silly Goats In Deed!

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