kittens

Hay is in!

Monday, July 10, 2017  The hay barns are all stacked to the rafters with wonderful local hay and it feels so good to know we're now able to feed all winter! Our delivery crew almost melted in the heat but they kept going til it was all stacked. Thanks guys!…
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Hay hay hay!

Sunday, July 9, 2017  We're getting our annual hay delivery today! We're expecting a little over 700 bales of locally grown hay to keep the herd well fed until next spring. It will be pretty warm again this afternoon, so the guys are starting early and hope to be done…
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Monday June 5

Monday, June 4, 2017  The new kittens Bogart and Brando ventured out of the barn yesterday for the first time. They are so full of kitten antics it is a lovely distraction. How to remember which is which? We have a little chant: "Marlon Brando has white feet". (Bogart is…
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Next Open Barn day planned

Wednesday, May 31, 2017  We've planned our next Open Barn Day for June 24. We will celebrate the harvest of our fleeces and have some for sale that day too.  We'll have spinning demonstrations all afternoon and the walking paths will be open for your alpaca viewing pleasure. It will be a…
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RIP dear Friday

Friday, May 19, 2017  Well I guess it's time I share a bit of sadness that Ive been keeping to myself. We lost our beloved kitten Friday last week. We found him last Thursday before Open Barn day and I couldn't handle any sympathy hugs which would have had me…
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The ides of March

Wednesday, March 15, 2017  Nearing 60° today? Oh my! I need a few more days of warm and dry to be able to tackle the frozen mess in front of the barn but we're getting close. There is a slight hue of green appearing as the snow recedes and I must…
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Friday March 3

Friday, March 3, 2017  We might see temps close to 40° today!  I'll feed some hay out on the snow this morning to get everyone a dose of vitamin D. When all the alpacas are out of the barn, the kittens Friday and Garbo think it's their playground in there.  They jump in…
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Super Bowl?

Sunday, February 5, 2017  If you're into the Super Bowl today I hope your team wins! I need to figure out why the main barn cam isn't working. I have a feeling that one of the transformers was "fried" when snow melted all around it so I hope I can find a replacement part. It will be in…
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Groundhog Day!

Thursday, February 2, 2017  Well the verdict is in, Punxsutawney Phil did indeed see his shadow and predicts 6 more weeks of winter. lol  Happy Groundhog day! No matter what he saw we are guaranteed at least 6 more weeks of winter here. It's OK, the days are getting longer and that makes…
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January 28, 2017

Saturday, January 28, 2017  Another sub zero morning here, but bright sun is expected today. It's amazing how much difference a sunny day can make!  I've spread hay on top of the snow so the girls will be outside waiting for more. They are eating that hay on top of about 2 feet of frozen snow, but the group…
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Snowy Saturday

Saturday, January 21, 2017  It's snowing again and I expect it will continue most of the day. Please be careful if you're on the roads out there. I know the cam is not streaming this morning and I'll get out there asap to see what I can do to fix it. We'll…
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A very special kitty!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017  Our kitty Friday just keeps me laughing. He seems to have personality bubbling out all over. It could be that he's the only boy cat I've ever had but he sure is entertaining. He has decided that he should have a ride from the haybarn to the girls'…
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