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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Annual merging of sheep to land

Every summer about this time, the colors of fields and flock begin to merge. We've had over a week of 95 degree temperatures, but the slow burning of the remaining grass reminds me the next season is autumn. The flock's earth tones melt with the land now–even the white sheep turn dark from the sticky weed that coats them with oil, and then the dust of the earth hops on.