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it’s a no show

Very briefly and with apologies to those of you who will be looking me up at the NH Sheep and Wool Show in Deerfield, I won't be there.Unforeseen circumstances kept me home.For many years I have loved this venue in Hopkinton.I wish the best and hope the show is...

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showtime!

"there she goes again", Wetherby saysbut where to?this weekend...a new location at the Deerfield Fairgrounds.accessible from all four compass points I will be offering some amazing textilesto wrap around and slip into  a new line of gorgeous leather bags and...

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thirty-one years ago today

Under exactly the same cool, gray skies in Keene, New Hampshire, Jack and I were married on this day. Jack was a police officer and I was a bartender. Our combined take home pay was $140 a week. We bought our first house just before the wedding for $44,500. The...

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shearsome

shearing day was fantastic with full sun, a light breeze and temps in the 60's. our shearer, Andy Rice, arrived with his new border collie pup, Meg. she is 10 weeks old...so cute and cheerful. while Andy set up Luna and Meg got acquainted.Luna was sooooo excited at...

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the yin and yang of it

back home after the long trek from Australia. as Dorothy says "there's no place like home". I walked into the kitchen in the early morning hours from the airport to spy the box of ashes from our ewe, Jackie-O on the side table. her tests (demanded by the state...

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guiding principles

At the suggestion of the Dalai Lama:instructions for lifeOnce a year go somewhere you’ve never been before. Travel Lambie came with me from young Morgan's house in Connecticutand this fine elephant gent is leaving the Melbourne Zoo with me for the US.traveling...

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last look

time to head for home. gravity won't hold me here. the ride was an education.I put my boots up and down acrossa tiny part of a very large continent.a few memories.. the Overland train across South Australiaand views of The Grampiansas the miles rolled...

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riding the rails

stepping on a train in the morning for a day's journey across southeast Australia to new digs. I wish I could give a proper photobut you get the gyst until I can provide my own.

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of sea and sheep

a walk in the country first thing in the morningfollowed by a trip down to the Southern Ocean in Goolwa,for those of you with an interest in Australian geography,where I happily popped my toes into the surf.there is an amazing walkway all the way aroundthe edge of the...

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Australia’s countryside

out of the city...into the country. it's late summer now. on this day it is in the mid 80s. yesterday a rousing band of thunderstormsblessed the landsa pair of parrots flitted above metoday I hear a Kookaburra and look forwardto a sighting.it's a...

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