St. Brigid’s Day

  Today is the first of February.  Somewhere last night, a ewe was born and this morning is peacefully nestled at its mother’s side, warmed by her body, nourished by her milk.  This is a pleasing sign of spring, as… [more]


What is a herd? I had not given this much thought till I found myself required to be silent and observe a herd of eight horses for twenty minutes. Before this assignment, I had been given a general introduction to… [more]