I was right. All the paths were plowed out nicely, and I had read on line that there were three new kids in the barn, so I wanted to see them too!
One was caramel-colored.
The other two were mixed.
The cows were about knee deep in the snow in their "meadow". They followed each other around rather than make their own paths.
I had to visit the chickens, in honor of my grandfather. But the smell didn't remind me of his farm this visit.
I didn't have very high expectations for birding, but a tractor had driven into the fields, so I followed his tracks for a little bit and saw the following:
beautiful liquid eyes
There was a lady pushing a toddler in a carriage at this point, and she was pointing out the cardinal to her little girl. I told her that there were a couple of bluebirds behind her, and she was very excited, having never seen one before. It was fun to share that with her!
Checking out possible nesting holes?
This was a great place to walk on a snowy day. The day was sunny and warm, and the farm looked just beautiful and was filled with wonderful things to photograph!