Monthly Archives: July 2022


It has been hot for us recently, in the mid 90’s.  Last year during the heat wave, they recommended putting a fan in the barn, which I did.  But I wasn’t sure that it actually cooled the barn and how … Continue reading

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Wendel’s Felted Fleece Rug

Here are photos of the rug made from Wendel’s golden brown (mioget) Shetland fleece.  It is backed with felt made from batts from our other Shetland sheep.  It is approximately 3′ by 5′ in dimensions.  His is a primitive style … Continue reading

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A Week’s Growth

Being gone just one week in July, everything changes.  The Narragansett turkey poult is developing quite a bit. The white midget turkeys grew. All of the chicken chicks are much bigger. And the pigs are larger too. The garden is … Continue reading

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