The reference materials for this painting are from Becker Vineyard's lavender fields, just outside of Fredericksburg, Texas.
And now, here it is, The Oreo Surprise!
This month, I was in Fredericksburg again for their Christmas parade and festivities. I simply had to drive by the pasture again, and to my surprise, they had baby oreos! It was just too cute. So, now there is another thing I love about the Texas Hill Country.
And thanks to the Internet, I can tell you that these are Belted Galloways, or "Belties." Their first recorded history is from the 16th century of Galloway district of Scotland. You can find out all you ever wanted to know at http://www.beltie.org/