Monthly Archives: March 2016

Sheep Shearing 2016

Photographs by Alan Showalter Today we had our shearing day.  The first step was to catch the unshorn sheep in the barn to try to dry them out for 24 hours.  The next step is to catch them one by … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day

As usual this year I am making Ceo Maidin cocktails and Corned Beef and Cabbage.  Above is the first cocktail being made, and below is the Corned Beef simmering before the vegetables are added. The big difference this year is that … Continue reading

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Pheasant Pen Remodel, Windstorms’ Bounty and Dead Beehive

Our “pheasant pen” is in desperate need of a remodel.  Above is the pen in 2006.  The netting was pulled down in a snowstorm 2 years ago, the peasants escaped, and the barn gutters were ruined.  So now we need … Continue reading

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