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Annabelle is looking a bit massive these days.
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But it’s all going to change soon! Shearing is first on the agenda in the wool retreat coming May 2 and 3. Attendees will be hands-on in the woolly coats, helping to take them off my three ewes. See how I make things work? Instead of hiring a shearer, I get people to pay me to come shear my sheep. I’M JUST KIDDING! Sort of. Well. It does work out that way, doesn’t it? Hmmm. I can’t complain! Anyway. LauraP, who will be here to teach, is experienced in shearing and will be on hand, as well as Adam, who will be here to do the sheep manhandling.
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After shearing will be skirting, cleaning, carding, spinning, knitting, and crocheting. It will be a busy two days! PLUS we’ll be cooking with some local farm-raised lamb and the meals will be delicious. My new lambs will be bouncing in the field, too. I’m hip deep in plans for this retreat, and I do still have some spaces left for this one, so if you have a last-minute hankering to join in, email me at CITRevents@yahoo.com and sign up! Almost everything else currently on the schedule for this year is FULL, though I can also take a couple more in the one-day herbals on May 4, if you’re interested.


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  1. 4-13
    11:08
    pm

    Annabelle how we’ve missed you! All grown up and beautiful.

  2. 4-14
    7:14
    am

    wow Miss Annabelle has grown a wonderful coat of wool! That is a beautiful photo of her also. :) Cant wait to hear all about the retreat. Wish I could attend but cant. :( But I look forward to hearing about who came and what you did!

  3. 4-15
    4:44
    pm

    Looking forward to it!

  4. 4-16
    9:03
    am

    New lambs?! Did I miss a post? I’ve only seen the baby goats. :happyfeet:

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