My memoir of farming

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Shepherd: A Memoir is about dreams, loss, fatherhood, and farming in Appalachia.

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Richard Ansdell, Early Collies in Art - Old-Time Farm Shepherd Animal Pictures, Cool Pictures, Rough Collie, Oil Painters, Old Art, Border Collie, Dog Breeds, Sheep, Robert Burns

Collies herding sheep. Painting by Richard Ansdell (1815 - 1885), an English oil painter famous for pictures of animal and rural subjects.

In July 2019 I built this movable poultry shelter to raise some ducks. The cattle panels make for strong, easy arched top and sides. End framing and some welded wire and chicken wire complete the rig. This is a great way to raise and to keep poultry on clean green grass! Cattle Panels, Chicken Wire, Green Cleaning, Green Grass, Shelters, Ducks, Farming, Poultry, Outdoor Gear

My cattle panel hoop house for poultry

In July 2019 I built this movable poultry shelter to raise some ducks. The cattle panels make for strong, easy arched top and sides. End framing and some welded wire and chicken wire complete the rig. This is a great way to raise and to keep poultry on clean green grass!

In July 2009 I built a movable poultry hoop house using 2 cattle panels for the roof and sides. Cattle Panels, Farming, Poultry, Hoop, Building, Backyard Chickens, Buildings, Frame, Construction

In July 2009 I built a movable poultry hoop house using 2 cattle panels for the roof and sides.

Richard Gilbert: "Writing about our crazy canine teaches me (again) about essaying. 'Why I Hate My Dog' began as a comedic riff on our needy dog. Memoirs, Farming, Your Dog, Teaching, Writing, Dogs, Memories, Doggies, Education

What can your dog teach you about writing? Richard Gilbert ponders...

Home - Bold Lead Designs Free Puppies, Service Dogs, Dog Leash, Pet Accessories, Cat Toys, Grain Free, Farming, Leather, Design

Home - Bold Lead Designs

Handcrafted dog leashes, collars, harnesses, and training accessories with a lifetime warranty. Specializing in custom orders and service dog gear. Premium American leather and vegan Brahma material guaranteed to last. Artisan made in Colorado, USA. BLD's best selling, top rated products include: mobility assistance balance support harness, waterproof tracking lead long lines, durable and adjustable European style multi-functional hands-free over-the-shoulder or belt dog leash.

Ocean Sunrise, Melbourne Beach, Florida, March By Ann Wylie. I grew up here. Melbourne Beach, Memoirs, Farming, Growing Up, Sunrise, Writer, Ann, March, Florida

Ocean Sunrise, Melbourne Beach, Florida, March 2016. By Ann Wylie. I grew up here.

After the Hunt : David Neal : circa 1870 hunter, dog, rifle, game birds for sale online Hunter Dog, Birds For Sale, Man And Dog, Painting Wallpaper, Oil Painting Reproductions, Dog Paintings, Art Prints For Sale, Affordable Art, Famous Artists

My aged Labrador Retriever is dying, and I’ve come into the garage this Saturday morning to check on her. Tess has been declining for some time

My essay about Tess, the dog who took me from 26 to The best gift a mother ever gave an unhappy son. Kicking & Screaming, Myself Essay, Corn Maze, Don't Give Up, Student Work, Memoirs, Poet, Farming, Mercury

My essay about Tess, the dog who took me from 26 to 39. The best gift a mother ever gave an unhappy son.

That Day at Joe's, by Richard Gilbert Mississippi Delta, Sicilian, Grandparents, New Friends, Memoirs, Farming, Coast, Florida, Pure Products

I. Lots of people on Florida’s eastern coast were tanned, but my new friend was a more elusive shade of brown. Joe Grezaffi was pure Sicilian. His immigrant grandparents, on both sides, had landed in New Orleans; he’d grown up the son of a butcher in a tiny Mississippi Delta town called Shaw. At nineteen […]

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Riding & Writing...Nice review by Gina MCKnight of Shepherd: A Memoir

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