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Dogs and their helpful souls

Thursday February 22, 2018   People ask how the other dogs cope with a loss of one of their pack.  They definitely know what happened and they were very worried about Bodhi before we let him go. They were fine with that, probably even glad that we helped end his pain.…
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Coping with grief

Wednesday February 21. 2018  So we're finally serving "tea" (warm water) to all the animals outside and my goodness do they ever love it. By the time I get the hay feeders filled the 5 gallon bucket of steamy warm water is gone and I need to start it all over…
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A very special dog

Tuesday February 20, 2018  I've been lucky enough to have many dogs in my life but Bodhi was one of the very most special ones. He actually was never my dog, he was owned by our son and daughter in law. Their overseas travel had him spend a few months…
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Thank you 😊

Sunday, February 18, 2018 Once again we are humbled and grateful that so many people chose to come to our open house yesterday.  There were so many smiling faces, mine included.  The weather gods smiled on us and it was pleasant outside most of the afternoon. Sales were great in…
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Red Wing Black Birds 🎶

Friday February 16, 2018  The redwing black birds are singing like they think it's spring. It's alway a welcome sound that starts in February and goes on for most of spring. They appreciate the water in the creek, the tall cottonwood trees for roosting and the all you can eat…
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday February 14, 2018  Happy Valentines Day! This will be my first Valentine's Day spent alone in many years because Ed is with his brother in a hospital in New Mexico. And ya know what, being alone is really no big deal. When you think about it, Valentine's day is…
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Tuesday February 13, 2018

Tuesday February 13, 2018 We're dealing with some tough times with our extended family today. Asking for prayers and good thoughts for Ed's brother Phil and my brother Ken.  Life is fragile, handle with care.  Video of the day: I find the movement of the water here very soothing.
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Monday February 12, 2018

Monday February 12, 2018   Soaps are curing all over the mud room and will be ready to wrap by the weekend.  More gloves, mittens, scarves and boot inserts arrived from our co-op last week and I'll get those added to the invemtory in Yaya's Yarn Barn today. I'm grateful to…
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Sunday February 11, 2018

Sunday February 11, 2018  Brrrr, I guess all this talk of spring like weather brought us a taste of winter again. It’s 9 degrees and windy out there. All the alpacas are in the barns and I’m glad we have a good supply of firewood left! On my agenda for…
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Saturday February 10, 2018

Saturday February 10, 2018  One week from today we'll be host our mid winter Open House. If this mild weather continues, you'll even be able to take a stroll on our walking paths, unheard of in mid February!  We have new yarn, new soap and new alpaca toys in the…
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