spring snow

More snow?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017  Oh my goodness.  It's 29° and snowing! Since the alpacas are still wearing their full winter coats this is just a perfect day for them. The four house dogs are snoring at my feet and are quite oblivious to the snow. The outside guardian dogs are…
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Look on the bright side

Sunday, April 30, 2017 So I'm trying to think of all the things about cold weather that are good as we wake to another day of "where did spring go?" weather. #1 no flies #2 no overheating alpacas #3 coffee tastes better on a cold morning #4 we can still…
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Snowy April!

Thursday April 27,2017  Come on mother nature, it's late April but it looks like December out there! Snow is in the forecast today and tomorrow then maybe we'll catch a break.  Hoping to get the barn cleaned out of all the winter bedding soon, but a few dry days would…
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We’re white again ❄️

Tuesday April 25,2017  It's snowing and 30° with snow expected most of the day today. It looks like we have a bunch of powdered sugar coated alpacas out there, most chose to sleep out in the snow last night.  I'd love to put the outside cam on for you but the…
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Friday update 4.21.17

Friday April 21, 2017  Rain and snow hung over the ranch most of the day yesterday, we even had "thundersnow" when I was feeding the afternoon hay. It's not above freezing yet but I'm pretty sure the sun today will melt all the snow that accumulated overnight. I heard that Romulus…
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A magical place

Wednesday April 19, 2017  A dusting of snow greeted us this morning and all our fully fleeced pacas are pleased. More snow is in the forecast for next week, so we'll keep out shovels out just in case they're right. I hope to spend some time inside Yaya's Yarn Barn…
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It’s all good

Thursday, March 30, 2017  Well, I guess March will be going out like a lion as we brace for another snow storm tonight and tomorrow. About this time every year I get antsy to get the barn cleaned out from the winter bedding, but I think I'll need to practice patience for…
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Winter returns

Tuesday, March 28, 2017  Winter has returned to Woodland! It snowed most of the day yesterday and all those green pastures are white again. Our grandson loves the snow and he'll be happy to find lots of it here waiting for him when he visits today.  Actually it seemed like…
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Friday March 24

Friday, March 24, 2017  We did have snow fall yesterday but it didn't stick. Thank you mother nature! Forecast for today - sunny and 50°. In other words, perfect. :) I need to move some hay today to make room for a delivery this weekend and it doesn't need to…
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Friday April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016  Snow is covering the pastures this morning and it does look pretty, but come on - it's almost May!   Both my legs will be in recovery mode today so my plans are not too ambitious.  It’s difficult for me to give myself permission to rest, but…
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Where’s the grass?

Friday, April 15, 2016  Well it's 22° and it looks like a winter wonderland out there.  By tomorrow it should all be melted and the pacas will be able to find their grass again.  We're taking off this morning for Boulder Utah where it is also snowing and we'll drive as…
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bye bye March

Thursday, March 31, 2016  We got some new yarn last night and oh my it's wonderful!  I'll put it in skeins today and share photos tomorrow. I'll probably even knit something with it on this lovely snowy day. ;) I'm much more a animal caregiver than a knitter but when the yarn is this…
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a snowy Tuesday

Tuesday, March 29, 2016  Yes it is snowing again. The pastures are white, the halter training session has been cancelled and we're back in winter mode. I think I'll be able to get caught up on two online classes that have been on the back burner for a while. Snow is…
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