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Yurt + Autumn and Winter = More Adventures Outdoors

Picture this, the Mountain Loop Highway known for its scenic vistas and drives, hiking trails and campgrounds.  Many attractions abound, including ice caves, old railroad tunnels, alpine lakes, mountain meadows, old mining ghost town of Monte Cristo, waterfalls, canyons, caves, … Continue reading

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Of birds and blossoms, crepes and dancing

The blooming and ripening of summer sees our first berries poking out of the overgrowth around us; blackberries, huckleberries, taking center stage.  Our zucchini plants have some blossoms too.   This, of course, had me waiting for each one to pick … Continue reading

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Awww, look! The snow is pretty, not scary!

Well, this winter does continue to surprise me. This MLK weekend turned out to be nice outside.  The play of sun and clouds over the mountains, the snow sparkling on the ground like little crystals, a calmness and stillness to … Continue reading

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A new edition to my blog space!

So notice anything new here? Hmmmm?  THat’s right!  That is our new logo adorning the top of the blog!  Our good friend Leon designed it for us (which was a way better process than our first attempt with this awful … Continue reading

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PHOTOS! Oregon Trip 8-12 to 8-18 Alpaca Training

Check out the photo album for the COMPLETE collection of photos from the Oregon trip in the PHOTO ALBUM> "Oregon Trip 8-12 to 8-18 Alpaca Training"   A nice slideshow with all the captions recap the story for you!   … Continue reading

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Back in Seattle, Up to the land, and a visit with Uber

What a long and hard working trip that was!  I learned an amazing amount of information and now it is time to put it into practice.  When I got back into the city, we had a little show-n-tell with the … Continue reading

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Day 3 – More Handling and Some Leading and a visit with a few stunning Sires

Back we went to “Pookhurst Ranch”,  Marty’s ranch for the 2nd part to the Basic Alpaca Handling course.  What another full day!  We really exercised our newly acquired skills on these animals today.  I really think the animals enjoyed it … Continue reading

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