La Bastide…

If ever I decided to (and had the funds to) open a bed and breakfast La Bastide would be my ideal.  From the exquisite food to the beautiful rooms to the gorgeous grounds… it is truly amazing. I had a marvelous time, and honestly I’m glad it was for just the one night as more […]

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Waiting

Waiting, originally uploaded by Tapsalteerie Farm. This is my favorite pic from shearing day. Molly (or was it Storm?) was totally relaxed and just sat there with Jim waiting her turn. I love the hoof and leg up on his arm…

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Shearing Day!

Lyle gets a shave, originally uploaded by Tapsalteerie Farm. At loooonnnngggg last we finally had worked out a time for the shearer to come this past Saturday. All the sheep (Lyle pictured above) were greatly appreciative, even if there was a great deal of baahing and general confusion among the lambs who were unable to […]

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Meet Dessie

  Dessie’s First Steps So obviously I didn’t post right away as I had planned.  Turns out Dessie is what the cattle people call a “dummy” or “silly” calf, meaning he didn’t have a suck-reflex.  We tried leaving him with Maisie but after we were sure that he was not eating we decided to step […]

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