My Favorite Things

We all know the song about raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens and they are very valid and likable things however, my personal list is just a little different.

The late afternoon sun slanting through the mist and fog in front of Pioneer Peak.

Pioneer Peak in the late afternoon sun

Pioneer Peak in the late afternoon sun

Our young pup, just 6 months old, doing an excellent job quietly watching his flock pass him by.

6 mo. old Rocco sits quietly while the sheep pass by.

6 mo. old Rocco sits quietly while the sheep pass by.

Our little “pack” of Maremmas playing in the fresh snow.

Maremmas in the snow.

Maremmas in the snow.

Mia, always being the most helpful of dogs, giving Tom some moral support while he gets the fire going.

Mia is helpful as always.

Mia is helpful as always.

Mia watching the ashes that floated into the air, as if it were a predatory bird that she must guard against. So intent we couldn’t even get her to blink. Her focus always amazes me.

Mia is focused on airborne "threats"

Mia is focused on airborne “threats”

And now it’s time for a fresh cup of coffee and the next chapter of my book while I wait for the sun to rise so I can run out and enjoy it all again. I’m so lucky to have the company of these amazing creatures on a daily basis.

Rocco avoids eye contact with Katherine to keep her calm.

Rocco avoids eye contact with Katherine to keep her calm.

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I always wished I was raised in a barn.
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One Response to My Favorite Things

  1. Carol Sheldon says:

    Love all your pictures and stories.

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