Tag Archives: Spot

hop on pop: a guest post from ron

There is a well-known children’s book featuring the Berenstain Bear family where the little bears run around the house hopping on things–most notably… Pop! That popped (pun intended) into my head when our little lamb Crescent decided it was fun … Continue reading

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sheep trauma

We are still very sad and somewhat traumatized by the sudden loss of Spot yesterday morning. And so are the sheep.They are still not normal. But why would they be??? It is easy to anthropomorphize animals, including sheep, but it’s … Continue reading

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sweet spot, RIP

I haven’t written on the blog in a while. This first entry back is a sad and difficult one. We lost one of our most beloved members of the farm family this morning–sweet Spot the ewe. We had been giving … Continue reading

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boys, I

Too much still going on at work. Meanwhile, much has been going on at the farm, although I’ve had little time to share. I’ll start a little series today (we’ll see how long it takes me…) on stories about boys … Continue reading

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pesky little “brother”

Ron reports that Half Moon has become a real pest. An adorable, cute, sweet, handsome pest. But a pest nonetheless. Apparently he has decided to play with, annoy, and/or pester Spot the most. The verb choice depends on whose perspective … Continue reading

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naked sheep

At last! The sheep shearing post! The sheep were sheared last Sunday afternoon. We took before, during, and after photographs. I finally got a chance to upload them today. Here are a few “before” photos. Check out the wooly coats! … Continue reading

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snooty spot?

Spot the sheep is a funny one. Maybe it comes with the name. Spot the sheet versus Spot the dog. On the one hand, she’s been the friendliest, sweetest, most agreeable sheep of our flock of six from the get-go. … Continue reading

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