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Take a Walk

Friday November 3, 2017  One of the bonuses about having  puppy like Belle is that I need to take her on a walk every day. When she was just a teeny pup and the roads were so hot this summer, we did most of our walking in the pastures. And that…
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Happy November!

November 1, 2017  Park City Utah is one of the best places to be on Halloween I do believe!  The adult costumes are fabulous, the dogs in costume make us laugh and it's our grandson's favorite place to trick or treat so we're there!  Belle didn't get to go this year…
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Happy Halloween!

Tuesday October 31, 2017   Ahhh, Halloween in the country.  Do you know what happens....nothing!  lol  Kids are not going to bother coming here where they have to walk so far between houses so if we want to see any costumed kiddos or dogs, we have to head to town.  :) …
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Monday October 30, 2017

Monday October 30, 2017  The alpacas were successfully delivered to their new home yesterday and it went so much better than our first attempt!   The new owner is very happy and the girls will adjust to a new home in a few days.  Whew.  We were back home by mid…
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Moving Alpacas take 2

Sunday October 29, 2017  We have borrowed a truck and hope to get the girls moved to their new home today. The trailer is all hooked up and we even built a ramp for them this time.  Weather is still pleasant here, although I hear winter might be making an…
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Friday October 27, 2017

Friday October 27, 2017  There must have been some major tussling going on around the main cam station yesterday and I found it upside down and in the hay feeder.  I thought I fixed it but for now the only cam that is working is the outside one.  I'll have to…
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Caring for the old ones

Thursday October 26, 2017  Our alpaca herd is aging.  And because we do not support the meat market, we will be caring for these old souls for as long as they need us to. Their fiber isn't the softest any longer, they can't always keep up with the running herd…
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Wednesday October 25, 2017

Wednesday October 25, 2017  I have to wonder how long these gorgeous Indian Summer type days will last. We're expecting a high today near 65°!  I won't complain. Today I need to reconstruct some fencing that blew over while we were away and I'd rather not do that in rain or…
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Tuesday October 24, 2017

Tuesday October 24, 2017  If anyone knows where my ambition went, please let me know because I can't seem to find it anywhere around here!  A flight to Chicago is not anywhere as daunting at other trips we've taken but I do feel quite wiped out.  Perhaps the emotional toll…
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Back home and feeling the love

Monday October 23, 2017  We're back in Utah and carried back with us the loving connections from an amazing family who gathered from near and far to pay tribute to a very special lady, Norma June Gardner, born Dec 7 1928, died Sept 26 2017.    We shared tears and memories and…
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Thursday October 19, 2017

Thursday October 19, 2017  Today will be pasture cleanup day, then I'll be taking a few days off as we gather as a family to celebrate the life of my mom.  It's never easy to take time off when you have a farm but we are fortunate to have friends who…
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Wednesday October 18, 2017

Wednesday October 18, 2017  So where was this beautiful fall weather when we had our Open Barn days?  My goodness it's been lovely outside lately. The alpacas might disagree with me, they've been seeking the shade of the barn during the midday sun. The flies are gone, nights are cool…
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