Picture This…

I had a kind of out of body experience today as I walked down the road with a broom under one arm, a bucket in the other hand & two sheep following me.


Picture this – me in one of my summery maxi dresses, having a lovely day at home with my daughter when she shouts “sheep on the road!” I look & sure enough two sheep were on the front lawn eating the grass.


It’s not that unusual since we live on a farm. But, now comes the decision of what to do. If my husband was home, he’d handle putting them back into their field.


I grew up in the suburbs of New York & lived in NYC before moving to Ireland 10 years ago. Needless to say, I have very limited sheep handling experience – and they know it! Sheep are clever enough to know that you don’t know what you are doing. They single me out as the weak link & have literally run through my legs before.


Decisions, decisions – how will I put them in the field? There’s the driving th