Category Archives: Critters

Getting Older

I started my flock in 1992 with three Jacob sheep. Over the years my flock grew to about 40 but stayed around 20 for many years. I am now down to 11 sheep. The ones that remain are getting older. … Continue reading

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Time Lapse Video Shearing 15 Jacob Sheep in 2 hours!

I captured the whole shearing on my GoPro camera. The time lapse video captured two hours in just 2 minutes. I hope you enjoy the show.

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Winter’s Gift

The winter was very hard on the deer this winter. Many came next to our house for food and shelter. Today I found a gift of two perfect antlers from a six point buck.

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Gratitude – What are you grateful for?

It’s easy to forget the little things. Those simple acts or gestures of someone saying thank you, someone letting you in line or a simple smile. Much of my gratitude comes from nature. Sunrises, sunsets, rain, sun, snow, birds singing … Continue reading

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Too hot to handle

The lazy days of summer are upon us. The temperatures have been hovering over 90 degrees for several days and will stay there for the next week. I have a hard time sitting still normally but I am learning to … Continue reading

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Max has a job.

Now the fiber shows and weekend spinning demonstrations are over, it’s time to ready the animals and theĀ farm for the long winter. The main challenge I have is to change the horses diet to include additional beet pulp and hay … Continue reading

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