[Jacob-list] Suggested Reading
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Mon Jan 31 10:52:46 EST 2005
GOOD MORNING CATHY...I RECEIVED THE SAME BOOK AS A
CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM ONE OF MY DAUGHTERS. JUST STARTED
READING IT THIS WEEKEND...IT'S GREAT!
--- Cathy Robinson <perfectspot at blueridge.net> wrote:
> I work at the local public library and recently one
> my fellow librarians
> brought one of our new acquisitions straight to me
> and said she thought
> I might like to read it first! I finished it last
> night...actually this
> morning about 3 a.m.! The title is: "The Dogs of
> Bedlam Farm: An
> Adventure with 16 Sheep, 3 dogs, 2 donkeys and Me"
> written by Jon Katz.
> Has anyone else read this book yet????
> While more of a dog tale than a sheep story, it is
> still a very
> enjoyable read. In search of answers in the late
> middle years of his
> life, the author relocated to a small farm in
> upstate New York, then
> acquired the flock of sheep and donkeys. The book
> describes many of
> his experiences with the animals, challenges he
> faced, valuable lessons
> learned, and is material most of us can relate to
> readily. Those who
> have border collies should particularly enjoy the
> book...the dogs are
> the love of his life, but it is definitely more than
> "just a dog story".
> I liked the lambing chapter the best(of course!),
> but it was a neat
> story, cover to cover.
> I now think we might just need a border collie
> someday! :)
> Perfect Spot Farm....where lambs should start
> arriving in about 2.5 weeks!
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