Archive for March, 2014
It is easier to criticize an egg than it is to lay one!
Bob and the sheep shearer got it done. All the sheep are sheared. They look naked.
Tomorrow, we are shearing our sheep. Today, we are “rounding up” the pregnant ewes. They will be kept in the sheep shed overnight. TheÂ Bob has to take the van and go get two rams that have wintered at a friends place. When you load two big Rams in the back of a van, you […]
Bad snow! Bad snow! Bad snow!
Today, I am baking a Pecan pie. There is no special occasion. It is a “just for fun” pie! Sure smells good in my kitchen.
My sheep multi task. Consider the various functions of my sheep.They provide us with healthy meat.Â Their poopÂ makes great compost and a beautiful garden.Â The lambs are darling and fun to cuddle. We sell breeding stock. We have company for dinner and have lamb burgers or chops or roasted leg of lamb. They mow […]
Grilled Lamb chops, marinated in Rosemary, garlic, and red wine , are a beautiful thing!
Sheep have voice recognition. They come when we call them. We areÂ shepherds andÂ take good care of our sheep. They will not come when a stranger calls.Â Sheep can be smarter than a lot of people, just saying.
We are looking forward to the April birthing our our Polypay lambs.Â The big mama Ewes will be sheared in March, the sheep shedÂ will be cleaned out, and my “birthing kit” will be organized. One of my favorite things is to sit in a big pile of straw and cuddle a new born lamb. […]
Eating a greenÂ salad grown from under my grow lights in the basement is a beautiful thing. Gourmet lettuces, Red Russian Kale, Blue Curly Kale, Bright Lights Swiss chard, Garlic Chives, Italian Parsley, Thyme, Oregano, and Basil are chopped and heaped on a dinner plate.Â The green things are topped with severalÂ hard boiled eggs […]