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Herding sheep

My sheep herding experiences started at a young age. At probably age 9, I went out to my Grandparent Coons ranch on Boxelder near Belltower and stayed there all summer. I worked and they paid me something though not too much. This lasted through age 14 after which I began to work for others for real money. I will write more about that later. In the later years especially a lot of my work consisted of herding sheep.

The sheep had a bedding ground at the base of a hill we called Palmer Hill on the Briggs place just north of Catamount Creek. I lived in the house on the Briggs place for a while in...


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