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Yes Sir, Yes Sir, Three Bags Full!

Your wool is now sitting and waiting to be processed.  If you have 300 sheep, that's a lot of wool.  Even if you have 30 sheep, that's a lot of woo...

How the Wool Comes Off!

How the Wool Comes Off!

We last left off with the wool ready to be taken to the mill.  Let's back up a couple of steps and go back to shearer and exactly what he does.  He...

Dyed in the Wool

Here's a little video that was done a few years ago.  Some of you have seen it, others may not have.  I think they did a good job of portraying my ...

How do you feel after a haircut?

How do you feel after a haircut?

So yesterday I touched on the care that shepherds give their flocks.  Part of that care is shearing.  Sheep are not meant to grow wool their entire...

Weird Sheep People

Weird Sheep People

There has been a lot of hub-bub lately about wool vs polyester.  There are a couple of companies who thought it would be cute to degrade sheep and ...

Nuggets

Open yourself up to the possibility of the blessings each day.

Sharing My Posts On Any Forum

I am going to get a little personal here, maybe even a little bit uncomfortable, but I feel compelled to share. I started this sheep adventure ...

Shearing

Shearing

Shearing day has, in the past, been a day of anxiety for me.  No longer.  I refuse to let it be.  I currently have a shearer I can trust to be here...

March

Time marches on!  Pardon my pun!  It has been a wild ride, learning the ropes of all of the mill stuff.  I have very good and capable people to rel...

An New Month in the New Year

Where did January go, folks?  Holy moly!  It's February already! I am feeling pretty good today about my progress in the mill.  I've had some good ...

One Year and One Month

It has been exactly one year and one month since we decided to take over the mill.  What a journey it has been!  Today I created my first invoice a...

Working Out The Kinks

This past week has been a week of working out the kinks.  I have a list of little things I need to pick up for the mill to make life a bit smoother...