llama Grove Groove

Valley of the Camelids

Archive for August, 2008

Fire

Posted by kari on August 31, 2008
Posted under Uncategorized

There was a fire across the valley from us this evening. can you see the helecoptor? Read the rest of this entry »

Putting Food By

Posted by kari on August 27, 2008
Posted under food

There are many reasons to try to freeze food. But this year we are fairlyjuicer determined to attempt to make it throug the winter without buying fruits or vegis. We won’t look at it as a failure if this doesn’t happen. We make incrimental steps each year to do a little better:

First, I had asked for a juicer one year. That seemed like kitchen clutter, but extended family heard the request and we got more than one for my birthday. We gave the extras to juicerless families and kept one for ourselves.

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New Fenced Field

Posted by kari on August 24, 2008

Experiments in Composting – – – Failed

Posted by kari on August 23, 2008
Posted under compost

As you can see, the composter composterdoes its job just fine. There is compost. There is environmentally friendly material coming out and cat poo going in.

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Goodbye Little Ones

Posted by kari on August 20, 2008
Posted under alpaca

We miss you already. Jean, Vista, Maverick be nice at your new home. Congratulations Jan and Tom on adopting these wonderful alpacas. I’ve never met sweeter alpacas in my trips to the North West’s Alpaca Ranches.

Jean Vista Mav

 

Harvest

Posted by kari on August 16, 2008
Posted under food

Things have gone weirdly this year. Snow in the springtime, desert weather in the summer. Read the rest of this entry »

It is hot

Posted by kari on August 14, 2008
Posted under alpaca

Hotllama

Mega Composter

Posted by kari on August 10, 2008
Posted under compost, recycling

We found a composter that can compost cat poo without any ill effects.

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Never Wanted a No Tresspassing Sign

Posted by kari on August 8, 2008

Running Man

Posted by kari on August 5, 2008
Posted under alpaca, food

The boys came running in for breakfast.

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