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Sand Hill Thicket

Tales of stunning sunsets, happy sheep, and peace and quiet on a 10-acre farm in Northeastern Kansas.

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Summer

The Solstice & Elderflowers

The longest day of the year. However, the days start getting shorter from here. Makes me want to stay up all night! I am surrounded by elderflowers and their intoxicating scent. I have to hurry and enjoy the cool of... Continue Reading →

The Sheep Have Been Shorn

It feels so good to be done with shearing! We feel so accomplished. We figure this must be how it feels to finish a full marathon. The sheep have all been shorn, vaccinated, and had their hooves trimmed. They are... Continue Reading →

It’s Pickle Time!

Every winter, as we crunch the last pickle made the summer before, we will sigh and wistfully calculate how far away (months) fresh cucumbers are. Every summer then, due to the pickle withdrawals we will have just survived, I will... Continue Reading →

Ducks First Time in The Pool

https://youtu.be/k1gds5Vi2mM

Missing August…

When you get the winter blues, watch this!

Summer Pasture

Oh, the joy of summer pasture! I am practically on vacation! As of this last weekend, the ewes and lambs have been put out on summer pasture and locked out of the barn. They have two big shade trees and a shelter for when it rains.

Did You Ever Try to Find Waldo?

Maybe you could always find Waldo super quick. Okay, but can you find Duchess the Cat?

Wild Tomatoes

So, it's getting to be the height of summer now. They say you can't grow tomatoes down here in Central Florida in the summer. Apparently the wild tomatoes didn't get that memo.

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