I Got to Shear an Alpaca

Back in November I went to an alpaca farm to help out with shearing. Shearing serves two purposes: to prepare the alpacas for the summer heat and to harvest the fleece. The fleece is graded as it is collected with higher quality fleece being set aside for making yarn. I spent most of the time... Continue Reading →

New Zealand, Part 2

It's been awhile since I've written a blog post... sorry but I've been a bit busy! I have some down time coming up though and plenty of experiences to share. I should be able to knock out a few posts in no time. That said, I want to use this post to reflect. I find... Continue Reading →

Gardening in Stillwater

After getting my car all sorted, I was ready to get out of the city! I headed north to Stillwater to meet with my host, Mary, and see the place I would be spending the next couple weeks. I know I told you all that my first stop was an alpaca farm... but I hadn't... Continue Reading →

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