Ella Mae

April 2, 2016

Saturday, April 2, 2016  My forecast says 0% chance of snow today!  Thank you mother nature! We have a tour group coming this afternoon and nice weather sure helps make it a good experience. Lots of spring cleanup is waiting for us this morning, it will be good to be…
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A good safe feeling

Wednesday, October 28, 2015  It's often during a full moon that we hear the most barking from the dogs outside.  So I wasn't surprised to hear the guardian dogs around midnight last night telling some creature not to come any closer to Blue Moon. I was pleased however to hear…
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Tuesday April 21

Tuesday April 21, 2015  I got the pastures all vacuumed yesterday and today is a Yaya day again. Only one grandson this time, but he does keep me busy. :)  I love how comfortable he has become around the animals and routines here.  In a perfect world, one day a…
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Take a rest

Sunday, January 25, 2015  After a few pretty busy days here I declare today is for resting! :)  Some days it's good to be the boss.  LOL  Since my house is still filled with the spinning wheels and fiber from our spinning class I have a feeling I'll be making…
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Slushy Sunday

Sunday, January 11, 2015  Two cams are working well and I'll try for the third today. :) Snow is expected here later, but the temps are warm enough that it could be slushy.  I was able to get outside with my camera yesterday afternoon and got some great shots of…
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New Calendar!

Friday, January 2, 2015  Today I'm getting into the groove of a new year, setting goals (I don't do resolutions) and planning classes and events for 2015. I'm using a new calendar format and I'm just beginning to add the 2015 classes. Most things are still tentative as I work…
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Sisters

Thursday, November 20, 2014  Today I'm shipping out all the store orders that came in yesterday!  thank you!  I have a few more items I'll add to the store today, and then we're all set for holiday shoppers who can't come to shop in person.  Then I'm getting ready for…
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Splash!

Friday, September 26, 2014 Considering all the times the weather guys are wrong, I sort of hope this weekend might be one of them! We do have Yaya's Yarn Barn well stocked and it will be dry in there, and we'll put up an extra tent for alpaca viewing if…
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Sept 22

Monday, September 22, 2014  Although it's not often accurate, we've looked at the forecast for next weekend and they 'think' it might be just a little wet. No worries!  We'll be here, the alpacas will be here and we'll have all our goodies under tents or in the Yarn Barn.…
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One more week!

Friday, September 19, 2014  Yarn is all over the house waiting for labels, soap is cut and making the mud room smell great, UPS truck bring deliveries every day...must be the week before Open Barn Days!  :)  Did I tell you the new line of alpaca socks we have are…
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I need a clue!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  Finally a night without rain! We need things to dry out a little so we can get our annual hay put in the hay barns.  Rain is in the forecast again for today, I can only hope they are wrong. Remember Livia, the one who I…
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Makin’ babies

Thursday, July 31, 2014  I made a decision this year to complete all my breeding in July in order to have most of the crias arrive in June next year.  I brought General Patton over to see the girls yesterday (in the rain!) and most girls are now uninterested in…
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Wednesdays

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 We saw lots of rain here yesterday and even more over night. I'm grateful for that so we don't have to hassle with the irrigation. I love to go to the local farmers market on Wednesday, but this year I've been stopped by cria births more…
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