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In the last few years I haven’t been frequenting the wool festivals. I always tell myself I am too busy (never true) and I have enough yarn (ditto!). So, today my friend Arlene strongly suggested I get out of the house, and I am so glad I did! We drove down to Cummington, MA to spend the day at the Massachusetts Sheep and Wool Festival.
After eating lunch, trying out several samples of lamb, we wandered the grounds, admiring the bunnies…