Maybe this is the year of Wool!

It's early yet, and the garden has not even been planted so I don't know what will flourish and what will not….will my bees all die or will my resistant-to-mites colony manage to pull through this wet wet winter and be able to replicate? Will the young fruit trees bloom and be pollinated and give me some of their first crops? I'm in suspense as the Spring approaches. The does are swelling round their bellies with anticipation, growing kids hidden within. 

What is in abundance now, known and in hand, is wool! I have been almost feverishly spinning and knitting and here is one result, shown on my son Brendan:

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