The flock had never been separated like this before, and the process took on the characteristics of a rodeo, with Brandon as the chief sheep-tackle. Thank goodness. More exciting than either sheep or people really needed; but we all calmed down dramatically once the process was complete.
With a few days to catch our breath - the world has now moved on - it's Winter.
I saw this out the house window, while inside warming up. When I got outside with the camera- it was gone. The sun had moved just a bit, and the one that caught my eye was now shaded by a tree trunk. But. Several that had been shaded, were now illuminated.
Stained glass windows, and Christmas tree ornaments, I thought. Blackberry leaves; snow; and sunlight.