Independence Day Thoughts

As we celebrate our independence day (2 days late from history but this is traditional 🙂 ) our town is having the annual Cherry Days event. This year there are actually cherries. Some years they have frozen, some they are later and some years like this one they are...

Farmers’ Market Day

We don’t have enough regular vendors to hold a regular market but for the open business day we held a small one in downtown Paonia. Monica from Small Potatoes Farm Our Desert Weyr booth Flying Fork Fresh Baked Goods Fire Mountain with some Vegetables Lovely...

Flat Stanley’s Thanksgiving Dinner

Flat Stanley joined us for Thanksgiving dinner. But first we had to make the mashed potatoes. I had made some bread so Stanley got to see it. The turkey looks great. It wasn’t done so we had to cook it some more. Oogie & Ray McGuinness at the table ready to...

Wales Trip

I was fortunate to be able to attend the Black Welsh Mountain Sheep Annual Show and Sale in Abergavenny Wales 4 September 2008. Then I got to judge and view a number of flocks culminated by my attendance at the Cadet Judges training held at Ted Williams Garth Uchaf...

Somerset 6 September 2008

Another day with Melinda Baker. We sorted and looked at her entire flock and then got to visit two other flocks as well. Here are Melinda’s show sheep, ewe lambs and wethers. After getting the catch pens set up we got the sheep into the pen. It was refreshing to...