Sights and Sounds of Spring with a Virtual Sheep Petting

It’s shaping up to be a beautiful spring here at Serenity Cove. I’m so blessed to be able to get out and enjoy the sights and sounds around the sanctuary. Since so many of us are on lockdown I decided to share. Please enjoy. https://youtu.be/yGDSElwyfeE Moriah and the flock Continue reading Sights and Sounds of Spring with a Virtual Sheep Petting

Boundaries Part 1 – What are They?

Profit recently learned to jump fences. Considering that Serenity is directly across the street from a small school this is not a good thing. Profit is a one thousand pound working steer in training to become an ox. At this point in his life he a half ton puppy who LOVES children. He is actually quite beautiful when he jumps. If he was a horse … Continue reading Boundaries Part 1 – What are They?

Winding up Wednesday: The Babe Production Wheel – A Review

* I am in no way associated with Babe spinning wheels. I’m just reviewing what I like and don’t like about my wheel. In 2012 I FINALLY got my first spinning wheel. She’s an antique wheel from The Netherlands. I call her Abigail. I love spinning on her, but for serious spinning she’s just not sturdy enough. And that’s why in 2014 I bought Josephine … Continue reading Winding up Wednesday: The Babe Production Wheel – A Review

Monday’s Musings: Quiet Time and Balance

My family has a wonderful tradition of easing into the morning. We get up, lounge in our house clothes, drink coffee, plan the day, pray, meditate, read, and linger in the stillness. Of course, this necessitates early rising, but it’s well worth it. Four a.m. is a wonderful time. We also have a tradition of the mid day nap. Now, I’m not big on the … Continue reading Monday’s Musings: Quiet Time and Balance

Monday’s Musings: Self Speech 

It’s been a busy Christmas day, and things are finally quiet enough to get today’s post done. Since it’s been so busy, today’s post is a quick video. I’ll be expanding on this topic of how we talk to ourselves over the next few weeks. Happy Christmas, Moriah Continue reading Monday’s Musings: Self Speech 

Sunday’s Sassy Stitch and Spin: Busy as a Beaver 

We are blessed with an abundance of wildlife here at Serenity. We regularly see deer in the woods, squirrels, the occasional coyote and timber wolf, turkeys, herons, song birds, hawks, and even bald eagles. We have a possum living under our house named Otis. However, living on the creek we get to enjoy the engineering marvels of the American Beaver. This year they’re living almost … Continue reading Sunday’s Sassy Stitch and Spin: Busy as a Beaver 

Winding up Wednesday: Shawl Collar Vest by Jennifer Miller 

As mentioned in this week’s Sunday’s Sassy Stitch and Spin I made the Shawl Collar Vest by Jennifer Miller. It’s a free pattern on Ravelry, and it’s a great pattern, too. I enjoyed making the vest and it’s quickly become my new favorite around the house item. The Yarn  I rarely make heavier weight yarns. I enjoy working with sport and dk weight yarns the … Continue reading Winding up Wednesday: Shawl Collar Vest by Jennifer Miller 

Sunday’s Sassy Stitch and Spin: Deep Freeze

Winter has finally arrived to our little cove and driven me inside for the yearly hibernation. We aren’t expecting a day over forty degrees until March or night above freezing until April. I don’t know how our northernmost neighbors cope, but around her we snuggle in and wait. Oh, I’ll still be out to see my sheep, love on hens, and train my riding steer, … Continue reading Sunday’s Sassy Stitch and Spin: Deep Freeze

Winding up Wednesday: Spinning Oatmeal Girl

The Fleece  This past February I helped out on shearing day at my neighbor’s place. She graciously gave me a salvageable fleece with problems. The fleece has been in storage until recently. This particular ewe had a skin infection that caused skin flaking and small scabs throughout the fleece. However, it was mostly on the spine and rump. The rest of the fleece was nice … Continue reading Winding up Wednesday: Spinning Oatmeal Girl