There is the best fence in Ketchum. I sometimes get to see in on the annual sheep parade. It is old and broken, but still standing up. Lovely wildflowers grow around it in the spring. It is just the coolest old fence anywhere. Do you have a favorite landmark? Is it interesting to look at in different seasons of the year?
We have stories that get passed on from one generation to the next. Our favorite is about a sheep in New Zealand who never got a “shearing”. His wool kept growing and growing until it was so heavy that he could no longer stand under the weight of his own coat. Finally, seventy pounds of wool was sheared off him. That’s the weight of an average fourth grader!
We get shaved once a year. It’s called sheep shearing. The person who shears us uses a large electric razor. We like a clean, close, and generally smooth shave. It makes us feel light as a feather. And, we like to look at the pile of wool on the ground around us.