Tag: sheep

Mad Sheep (Beyond At the Agrodome)

Ever see a sheep being sheared? Ever see a sheep being sheared that really wasn’t enthusiastic about the proceedings? Would you believe it still takes less than 7 minutes? OMG, this had to be one of the biggest highlights of the entire trip to New Zealand: A visit to the Agrodome in Rotorua!! Now, there…

What I Knit This Summer

I’m sure at least one of you is wondering — "Well, fine, lots of sheep, some yarn stores, but did she actually get any knitting done on the trip?" Well, yes and no.  OK, well, actually, there can only be one accurate answer there, which is YES, I did knit a couple of things on…

Yarn, Finally

Well, it had to happen sometime. I had to stumble upon some yarn eventually. I didn’t expect it to be in the little town of Gore, though. Nor did I expect it to be some lovely handspun. Just hold your horses — I’ll get to the picture of the yarn in a minute. We drove…

ZOMG!

The "Z" here refers to NEW ZEALAND!!  Yes, here I am on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Queenstown, New Zealand. Ah, the magic of modern air travel.  Here is how bad it was getting back home in PDX just before we left. And after only 4 separate flights and 34 hours of misery traveling, here is what…