In Memory of:

ANDRE my first llama. Andre passed away suddenly during the summer of 2003. He was the most friendly and cuddly llama I have met. He loved going for walks!! I think about Andre frequently and miss him very much.

Beautiful Andre

Monday, January 28, 2008

Ever wish.....

that something you want would just show up in the mail. You know what I am talking about, that little something that you REALLY wish you had, but are to cheap to buy for yourself. That is what I am talking about. I know it probably sounds sill but, you know just how it is.

That little item I am refering to is that cow, pig, chicken, sheep (whatever farm animal) kitchen timer. I was sent a link to a couple and they are really cute, and I would like one, I really really need one (ask my rising bread), but I just can't bring myself to spend $10 (ya I know $10 piddly bucks) on one. I guess I should just add it to my "wish list"!!!

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In the beginning.....

there were two lambs, Moe and Baaxter. A friend heard I had a couple of lambs and needing to sell his sheep, said I needed more. Needless to say I ended up buying his Shetlands to add to my "fiber frenzy". Naturally this led to lambs in the spring!! Listening to the coyotes yelp one night, I thought I had better get a llama to protect those precious little lambs, and their families. I knew I was addicted!!

I fell in love with the llams's they are so regal! I kept "collecting" them, and before I knew it, I had a stud and was breeding. I quickly found that Shetland Sheep were not for me and I purchased more Border Leicesters, eventually I had a flock of about 30 sheep and 10 llama's. In 2004 I sold all but Moe, Baaxter, and two llama's (Estile and Socks), and moved. This was hard to do, but it had to be done.

I still have Moe, Baaxter, Estile and Socks, as well as Estile's two other children, Bahama Llama (Bomber) and Porter. Socks is expecting, the end of June, she is bred to a suri alpaca. Porter is half suri alpaca, also.