We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Must have been at least twelve years, maybe more, when a couple of my sheep herding friends and me went down with our Border Collies to do sheep herding demonstrations at the Games. I must admit, it was a lot of fun.
Historical note coming.
The Romans never saw "Scotland" as we know Scotland. Their barbaric enemies were the Picts, non-Celtic tribe indigenous to the area we now call Scotland. Well after the Romans withdrew as colonists, Celts from what we know as Ireland invaded what we know as Scotland, vanquished the Picts, and established a new kingdom.
I don't know how much Pict culture affected the Celtic culture of the Irish who became Scots.