Winter solstice

Winter solstice

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Boaz is here

         We had a beautiful day for our trip up into the mountains to pick out our new ram lamb, Boaz. Blue skies and puffy white clouds. As soon as we started to climb. you could see fall had already touched some of the trees. Every once in a while you would see one that was starting to turn the glorious colors of red, orange and yellow. When we made it to the top of Cheat Mountain, there was a beautiful red maple along the side of the road. It just gave us a taste of what is to come. Aurora is the most beautiful place I have ever seen and I want to go back in a couple of weeks when they are at their peak colors.
       Anita and Sharon had the 4 ram lambs in the barn waiting for us to choose. When we looked at their pictures, both Tim and I liked 1221 and it was the same in person. After we had chosen, Anita told me it was their pick too. That made me feel good because they have forgotten more than we know about sheep. We loaded him up and headed off the mountain, way too soon, I wish we could have stayed longer. When we got home, we called Esther, Naomi and Ruth off the hill and put them in the barn to meet their new husband. They started to talk to him, this low noise down deep in their throats. He wasn't impressed and went over to the hay feeder and started to eat. I am well aware that this will all change in the next few weeks to come. We are so excited for our first batch of lambs to come.
     If you click this link you can see Boaz as a baby and now. It made me cry when I first saw it. http://sheepsandpeepsfarm.blogspot.com/2012/09/meeting-boaz.html?spref=fb  He has grown into such a handsome ram and we love him already.

1 comment:

  1. Congrats on finally getting your new boy home :) Can't wait to see lamb pics in a few months ;)

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