Alpaca Farm

Open house at the Alpaca Farm!

Alpacas are one of the oldest domesticated animal

They are sheared once a year in the spring.

This baby weighs about 25 pounds

five week old baby

Getting ready to spit

This farm has 17 alpacas. Photos are of the females. The males
including Geronimo, are kept separate.

The white fiber can be dyed, so it is the most versatile.

Spinning alpaca fiber into yarn.


Omelette with Boars head chedder and Wenslydale
Playing with dry ice...sublimation

Looking through the drinking glass

Eye agate found by ME!

Margaret's agate

Margaret's finds

Mary Emma's finds... two pieces of petrified wood on the left



Camping the week of Sept 13

The girls roasting dough over the campfire.
Lake Pepin
One of the baby mice Margaret found.

rock, fossil, agate pajamas

Playing in the park in PJ's


eggs and hot cocoa

watching a movie in the tent.

Star watch

Hobo dinner!

The fort....we have worked on this all summer. We went back
yesterday, and it was destroyed.


Had the place to ourselves...empty campground


Writing a story


Writing a story

One of the three pieces of petrified wood that Mary Emma found.

made these kabobs at home....placed them in a bag with marinade
and cooked them on the fire....YUMMO!

Barley is the best camping dog EVER!

View from inside the tent.

Bad storm on Wednesday night!
After being evacuated in the dark, we went back the next day to check out
the damages....lots of water...two broken poles.

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