Saturday, October 20, 2007

Road Trip...

I mentioned a few weeks ago that Mom and I went on a Road Trip. We ended up at a very special place Cas-Cad-Nac Farm. It is an alpaca farm...and it was wonderful! The week-end we were there was an open farm event. The owners were there and told us about the alpacas. That particular week-end there were 300 alpacas on hand. This farm is huge...and lovely.


Look at this sweet little face! How can you not fall in love with that???

Could not believe the different colors of alpacas that they had. This sweet little baby came right up to me to check out my camera.
This mom is 17-years-old and her baby is three-months-old. Aren't they cute?

The beautiful alpaca above became a mom for the first time less than 24 hours before we came to visit the farm. As a matter of fact, Scarlett was there when her baby was born. Evidently, it was a pretty hard birth...but, it was worth it when you see the sweet little boy she had:
And, there he is...all wrapped up in a turquoise sweater. I just fell in love with this little guy!!!

20 Comments:

At 3:40 PM, Blogger Awareness said...

wonderful alpaca photos......yes, I love the little one in the turquoise sweater too.....

I bet Michele would as well...she sent me to say hi!!

 
At 5:00 PM, Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Oh these are the dearest pictures, Sara...Alpaca's do indeed have the sweetest faces! And that NEW Baby Boy....Dear, beyond words! How terrific that you got to go to this very special farm....I have never seen an Alpaca, in person....And I've never even seen someone's "personal" pictures, like these either. This was a real treat!

Regarding your comment on my blog: You are so right about the way things were back in the day..(Referring to Hollywood and Broadway)....Of course there were always problems and even scandels, BUT, the Media was not all over everything the way they are today, except in very rare cases....BUT even then, it wasn't like today and the intrusiveness of the so called Papparazi....THat is disgusting and it is: "The Day Of The Locists"....I fear that people are going to be physically hurt by the ferociousness of the Paperazzi...And there seems to be such a ferocious appetite for all things "gossipy" on the part of the public...I find it very scary, in a way...There are no borders or limits any more---no boundries, and this, I think, is really a tragedy in so very many ways....Someone burps and it is on YouTube and everywhere else, too, including the so called Nightly News, and it is deeply mean spirited.
I think it reflects something that has changed drasticlly, in our culture and NOT for the good, at all.
Everything and everyone is "fair game"....And I think that is really awful. There is a true lack of respect for people's feelings and foir their privacy. Sad, Sad, Sad.

 
At 5:11 PM, Blogger catsmum said...

Sara
don't tell my goats but they're really alpaca substitutes ... the block is too harsh for alpacas so I got the first of the goaty girls instead.
... and that little cria is so CUTE!!

 
At 5:47 PM, Anonymous Becky68 said...

Hi Sara-
Michele sent me to check out your Alpaca pictures- when we used to live in MA we would go to a place in the oldest part of Haverhill & feed Llamas & Alpacas about once a week. My oldest daughter had told her younger siblings about it & then- this year while we were on vacation up there we drove over & there were no more Llamas or Alpacas!
We were all sorely disappointed!

 
At 6:48 PM, Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Michele sent me back because she knew I wanted to see those dear sweet Alpaca's at least one more time!
They really are the most precious anumals!

 
At 8:46 PM, Blogger Square1 said...

They are cute! I never knew Alpacas could look so darling.

Michele sent me.

 
At 8:54 PM, Blogger Queen of Light and Joy said...

I was watching "Dirty Jobs" and that Mike guy was shaving/learning how to shave alpacas and it's quite the skill to do it properly. I didn't know this but alpacas have several types of hair on their body that is used for different types of products and if you don't cut it right you basically screw with the money that you would make shaving it right. I guess (on the show they said) each alpacas (when shaved properly) fetches $500. $500X$300=$150,000.00 that farm is making some good money. I wonder how much it costs to feed those little cuties?

 
At 10:31 PM, Blogger Carmi said...

OMG, they are so sweet. Little baby boy just begs to be picked up and cuddled.

My soft heart feels even softer right now, thanks to you.

I must thank Michele for sending me back to see you.

 
At 6:52 AM, Blogger Julie said...

I just adore alpacas; they are the cutest of all the fiber animals in my opinion! Love their little faces. I just want to pick up and snuggle that new little guy!

 
At 1:28 PM, Anonymous honestyrain said...

oh cute. my kids would love a place like that. and great photos.

here from michele's :)

 
At 3:00 PM, Blogger Angie said...

Oh my goodness, those faces are precious! I want one for my very own. Though, I wouldn't know what to do with it. :)

Great photos!

Michele sent me.

 
At 4:09 PM, Blogger Rhonda the Stitchingnut said...

Oooooo, they all look so sweet. Your pictures came out great. Did you pet any? Are they just as soft as the yarn?

 
At 4:18 PM, Blogger aka_Monty said...

I wonder if the alpaca's sweater was made of...alpaca? :)

What fabulous photos! I love 'em--they always look so sweet with their big liquid eyes...

Hello, Michele sent me!

 
At 1:51 PM, Blogger Pat Winter said...

Oh the baby is so adorable! Actually the adults are cute with those sweet faces.
I tagged you. Details on my blog.

 
At 8:37 PM, Blogger Shephard said...

Oh, I love the alpacas!
Great shots. They're so fuzzy-fluffy!
~S

 
At 7:40 AM, Anonymous cheryl said...

That little baby is so cute! I love those new little ones.

 
At 8:44 PM, Blogger knitseashore said...

What a sweet baby alpaca! I saw some at Rhinebeck this past weekend for the first time, and I can tell why everyone falls in love with them!

 
At 6:51 PM, Blogger Sacred Suzie said...

Awww, they're adorable, I love the pics!

 
At 2:26 PM, Blogger Reflekshins said...

enjoyed:

I love alpacas; I wish people were more like them. :)

 
At 7:41 PM, Blogger carli said...

I want one. Are they apartment friendly?

 

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