Lambing is continuing and things are going pretty well. We've had a few bits of sadness but all in all, the lambs are being born healthy and happy. The weather has been cooperating beautifully. It isn't nearly as cold as it was last year but the ground and the manure are staying frozen which is much more pleasant than rainy, cold wet weather. The snow has been rather light. In fact, I'm hoping snow moves in soon to cover up all the bits of manure and hay that are accumulating.
These twins were born this morning. One is a little small but so far, so good.
This morning, Jeremy our guard llama ran towards me when I called his name. After a few days of feeding him apples, he now thinks it is a regular affair. This morning I cut them up small so they were easier for him to eat. One more thing to do every morning!
The other day it snowed. Sheep don't mind snow. They have those lovely wooly coats on. As long as the snow is light, they prefer to be outside in the weather. I thought these two ewes looked particularly cute - just like a pair of bookends.
Eeyore is an opportunist. Here he is trying to sneak some hay away from this ewe's pile in her nursery pen.
This little lamb is so cute and so NOISY! She baaaaahs constantly even when her mother is close by. Just like kids - some chat a lot and some don't.
Enjoy your day!
BOOK PARTY - MAY 5-6
to celebrate the publication of my new book
CRAFTING A PATTERNED HOME.
Our colorful 1751 farmhouse will be open to the public. On view will be many of the projects that are featured in Crafting A Pattern Home along with many other things I have made over the years.
This event will be a celebration of the handmade. I hope the day will inspire you to add some pattern and color to your home.
The event is FREE. Books will be available along with some other things I have made. For more information and directions, see the EVENTBRITE PAGE HERE. Although tickets are not mandatory, it will help me get a count to know what to expect. Hope to see you here in western Massachusetts in May.