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Animals and energy healing

Monday, February 20, 2017  Over the past few months, I have become certified in Reiki after my initial studies of this healing method back in 1999.  Some people think it's "woo-woo", but I happen to believe it works. When I've used my alternate healing methods with animals, the results are impressive. I'll share more…
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Memories of Africa

Friday, February 17, 2017  Eight years ago this month, we were getting packed for a trip to Africa. Having a son who works in US Embassies around the world does open up some unusual travel opportunities! I happened to find the SD card with our African trip on it and was reliving some memories of…
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Everlasting winter

Thursday, February 16, 2017  I spent most of the day in Salt Lake City yesterday and what a different world that is. It's only an hour away but looks like a totally different climate. I didn't see any snow at all! Our driveway is still lined with mountains of white and the poop cart that I…
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Runnin’and jumpin’

Wednesday, February 15, 2017  The snow in the pastures has finally melted down enough that the alpacas have reclaimed their turf. OMG what fun they had out there!  I know we'll have more snow that will slow down the movement here again, but for now we'll enjoy it. It's so good to see them run…
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Valentine’s day thoughts

Tuesday, February 14, 2017  It's Valentine's Day! Sometimes I think Valentine's Day is hard for a lot of people if they're not in a good loving relationship at the time.  Even the pressure for kids in school can be overwhelming. Please remember it's so important to love yourself.  I'm not here…
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Redwing Black birds are singing again. :)

Monday, February 13, 2017  The thermometer reads a single 1 degree this morning.  But somehow it doesn't seem as frigid as early winter.  Perhaps that the daylight comes sooner and stays with us later makes it more tolerable. The sun will be bright today and I will make sure all the animals get out of the…
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Thanks for coming!

What an amazing turnout we had yesterday! We even had visitors from Mongolia that were so happy to be here. Thank you so much to all who came out on a cold winter day to enjoy Blue Moon Ranch and shop in Yaya's Yarn Barn.  We'll do it again sometime in…
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We’re open today!

Saturday, February 11, 2017  It's Mid-Winter open barn day! We did get a few inches of fresh snow overnight, and everything looks beautiful. We'll do our best to clear paths for people, but please wear boots if you plan to walk to see the animals. The snowplow has already been down our road and…
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See you tomorrow!

Friday, February 10, 2017  It's raining as I type, but the forecast looks OK for our event tomorrow! Maybe we'll add a little fresh snow tonight to keep it looking pretty. ❄️ Shortly after we moved to Woodland, in 2004 we had our Fall Open Barn Day planned and it was snowing…
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It’s melting!

Thursday, February 9, 2017  More melting!  Yesterday I even saw a little of the driveway appear. The pastures still have feet of snow on them, but the foot paths are looking hopeful. Two more batches of soap are ready for Yaya's Yarn Barn - Yuzu and Lemon Sugar, mmmm it will smell wonderful out there! I'll…
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February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017  The snow continues to melt, but most activity is still confined to the small areas that have seen the most animal traffic. It's too heavy to shovel, so we'll just wait it out. I do see some of the babies jumping and playing inside the barn and that is…
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the morning routine

Tuesday, February 7, 2017  Our morning routine revolves around the house dogs. While coffee is brewing, Jack the labradoodle goes outside to get the newspapers.  The other 3 dogs wait patiently (while drooling) for him to come in because they know that all 4 of them will get a dog cookie…
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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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Thank you!

Saturday, February 4, 2017  A big thank you to everyone who placed orders in the online store yesterday! We also had good sales in right here at the ranch inside Yaya's Yarn Barn. Thank you! The shipping department will be in full swing today as I try to get all items packaged and ready…
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