Happy Tartan Day 2010!

Bill's picture

Happy Tartan Day 2010!
Hope it will a pleasant day for everbody & as interesting as last year when a new breed of tartan sheep was introduced: “Their tartan wool is prized by kilt-makers all over the world, and the whereabouts of the Highland glens where the clan McHaver – who have bred and tended the flocks of tartan sheep for centuries – is a closely guarded secret.
story about tartan sheep.

http://deadlinescotland.wordpress.com/2009/03/26/animal-park-unveils-tartan-sheep-780/

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michaelpthompson's picture

Loved the sheep. I hung out

Loved the sheep. I hung out with a lot of people over the weekend who would also love this sheep. BTW, here's a photo of me at the Colorado Tartan Day festivities.

rjcb3's picture

Thanks so much,

Thanks so much, Bill!

...love the article and sheep who's obviously loyal to the Campbells.

It's a good day.

...for as long as but one hundred of us remain alive...

)O(
Robert

MMario's picture

Can you imagine having to

Can you imagine having to sort out niine or sixteen different shades from a pelt?

or if you worked them all together you would probably just get a heather.

Shouldn't that be fleece?

Shouldn't that be fleece?

MMario's picture

yes. correct. Mindfart.

yes. correct. Mindfart.

Ha ha.

Ha ha.

ronhuber's picture

Thanks, Bill, that is a

Thanks, Bill, that is a great story. And a beautiful sheep.