After a week's worth of near record setting temperatures, in the high eighties, Trail Ridge Road, the one that takes you over Rocky Mountain National Park was closed yesterday with 4 inches of snow.
Four generations! Just like photos we would take at family reunions....
It was beyond just raining. Temps hovered in the high 40's, low 50's all day.
a week old, and I got to pet these guys!
So yeah. For us, disappointing, but we will have other weekends this summer to come to Estes, to hike in Rocky. We, and by we, I mean I, will have other Wool Markets to take in the sheep dog demos. I feel badly for those who plan an entire year's vacation to come out to see our neck of the woods...and get this sort of weekend.
Sometime just the way life works, I guess.
However, a quick stop was made at the vendors barn. Just a real quick one. I decided I didn't need to buy a drum carder just yet. Since I joined the Weaver's/Spinner's Guild, I have access to renting carders from that source, and that will be a good way to learn the technique.
However, I did buy a CVM/Corriedale cross fleece from a young woman who raises sheep with her sister down by Gunnison. I will have to tell all about it later.