You’re Never Alone In A Herd

One of the great parts of living in a large family of brothers and sisters is that you’re never alone in a herd. Wait. That’s good, right?

Frankie slinking off for some quiet time.

Frankie slinking off for some quiet time.

Everyone was hanging out in the yard enjoying the good weather (because we have lots and lots of rain coming on Friday–watch the rain total grow in the link to our weather station below the story). Before anyone could notice, Frankie decided to go find a quiet place for a nap. And no one saw, right?

Where's my big bro going?

Where’s my big bro going?

We could tell you what happened next. Or we could show you what happened next. (Feel free to click on any of the below images and you can scan through them all as a slideshow):


  1. Lori on October 26, 2018 at 11:45 am

    Awww! Landon just adores his big brother!

  2. Juno's mom on October 26, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Frankie must have been onto an interesting scent. He didn’t budge.

  3. Terry (+Rory) on October 26, 2018 at 7:53 am

    And BEAUTIFUL!!!

  4. Jean B Burkhardt on October 26, 2018 at 4:59 am

    Poor Frankie Suave-TRYING to get some alone time BUT a lot has to be said for being part of the HERD-you always have another brother or sister to keep you company!!!! The photos are awesome!

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