Nellie has always been a bit of a roustabout. A funny rambunctious little goat that runs with the herd of sheep and likes to escape on occasion for an unattended trip to the hay barn... to make a mess and eat her fill.
She has such a grand personality, perhaps the largest in the barn, but lately she has been feeling under the weather. Lately my funny little goat has needed a lot of help just to make it through her daily routine...
... and even though I miss the character I know will soon return (each day she gets more and more of her spark back) I've also gotten to meet a new side of her that I have never seen before... the quiet, contemplative, grateful, sweet side that lives just beneath all her humorous antics. I now know that Nellie loves to snuggle, resting her head on my shoulder as she falls asleep.
*Last time in Barn Stories: Mornings with Merry