New lamb born out of season last week. The mama must have lost/aborted her lamb in winter and then she came back in cycle. It's September so she became pregnant in March. The Farmer was surprised to see this Cheviot cross last week amongst the grazing flock after shearing. The rest of the ewes have been moved up the hill but this mama stayed behind. Looks pretty odd to see one sheep and a lamb in a huge field picking at the grass. So used to seeing lambs in the brown scenes of winter barns, hay, and muck. The green looks gorgeous. I think it is awesome how the little lamb's head is always to the ground, eating away at the grass.
It was a beautiful early fall evening after the Franklin County Fair. I took these photos knowing the light would be so pretty.
Finally they figured out what was going on and took a run for it.
Have a great week everyone.
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.