On one of my early morning kayak paddles on the Alblas River I passed a sheep pasture that caught my eye.
The sheep fence is held together with baler twine. This sheep fence could be one of the many sheep fences from my childhood as my father used baler twine to hold together fences, gates, mend holes in the fence, and to tie the legs of unruly sheep to hobble them to keep them from jumping or crawling under fences.
“This Dutch sheep farmer could be related to my Dad” I thought as I saw this fence on a prior paddle but had failed to take a picture as I passed by heading towards the local windmill. On this perfect early morning, the light was just right, the wind was still, and the posing reflective sheep make for an interesting photo opportunity.
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