Maude's Daughter & Fixed Fence Day!
My favorite little quirk she has picked up from spending time around dogs is that before she lies down to sleep in front of the wood stove or below the daybed she "paws" at the ground and then circles before curling into a small ball. It's so canine it is comical. Maybe this is something all sheep do but I have never noticed it with such doggy grace on any other sheep.
Happy to share that I have planted cucumbers, tomatoes, basil, and enough greens to start a small lettuce co-op among friends and/or survive one sheep breakout. I'm praying for the former. As for the latter, I am hoping to announce a workday here where folks come with gloves and good attitudes and together we repair and re-wire the sheep fence and re-seed the eroded pasture. It's the first step in healing this place from over grazing and better management. I am thinking sooner is better but not sure when are free, possibly the 25th? It's a Sunday but with five people what would take me a week would take us a morning. I am hoping some of you are game?!
P.S. More on Shearing Day soon!