lamb lark

I’m going on a travel lark – a lamb lark!

Wing and a Prayer Farm

A year ago, when I was thinking about what to give my best friend for Christmas, I happened upon a wonderful idea. My friend is a knitter and loves yarn.

I was browsing an Etsy yarn store. While I was looking at the various yarn offerings, I noticed an additional gift offering. I could adopt a sheep for a year for my friend. Now that was a perfect gift to give.

Included in the gift were adoption papers, a small and plush stuffed sheep, and… an invitation to visit the sheep anytime during the year.

My friend was charmed by the gift. It wasn’t long before she said she wanted to visit her adopted sheep, Daphne.

Daphne with her first newborn earlier this year.

And so we shall. We are going to Vermont!

Tonight we each fly to Hartford, Connecticut. It seems this is the only airport within a couple of hours of the farm, where each of us can fly nonstop from our home airports and on our preferred airlines. The flights arrive late between 10 and 11pm. Thankfully we’re staying at the Sheraton Hotel just a few yards from baggage claim. With a runway view!

I’m hoping for this kind of greeting tomorrow.

Or maybe this.

Traveling mercies.

4 thoughts on “lamb lark”

  1. What a fabulous idea! And I love the way you live- QYR=quality years remaining!! You inspire me. Excited for your trip. Travel safe. Temme

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  2. Fabulous gift! Can’t wait to see the “greeting” picture! Whatever is made with that yarn will be extra-special, infused with memories.


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