2015-The Year of Learning New Things

Through my years of homeschooling my three children, I wanted to instill in them a love of learning-an excitement for discovery, a life time love of knowledge. When people would ask me about our homeschooling, I would tell them that life itself is our curriculum. Learning became a way of life, everything we did revolved around gaining new insights, skills, … Read More

New Year’s Day Greeting

Dear readers, Since moving to Grand View Farm, my passion for farming, sheep, and fiber art has been inspiration for my writing, and YOU have been my reason to write. I see you every week, stopping by to read about our farm-connecting with our lives from all around the globe. I want to extend a special greeting to those who … Read More

Gotland Sheep Yoga

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The time has come. The Gotland rams discovered their ewes on the other side of the fence. Upon letting the Gotland ewes out with the rest of my flock, they quickly caught the attention of the rams. Either I stand at the common fence and wave my arms and yell at the rams all day, or we come up with … Read More

Gotland Ram Seen Running Down Main Street!

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Friday morning, I received a phone call from Ron, our livestock transporter. He had spent the past three weeks in intimate quarters with our new flock of Gotland sheep, as he meandered across the United States with them in his livestock trailer. He was calling to say he was sitting in the village only 6 miles away from our farm. … Read More

The Journey of the Gotlands-Part 2

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A modern day Noah’s Ark I guess it is sort of like a modern day Noah’s Ark,” a friend said after I explained how my new flock of Gotland sheep were getting from Oregon to Vermont. I sat and pondered the picture this brought to mind of my sheep riding in the livestock trailer as if in Noah’s Ark, surrounded … Read More

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