Gut Rumbles
 

January 24, 2006

the mini farm

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Here's a picture of an alpaca standing in what once was my yard. You can see the chicken coop and the barn off to the right, and the beach-house-in-the-woods manor directly behind the alpaca. That fence is made of vinyl and it never needs painting--- but it's an all-day job to pressure-wash it.

I believe that I liked that place better than anywhere else I've ever lived. I had 5.5 acres of land, goats and chickens, a 1/2 acre garden and good neighbors. What more could you ask for?

I miss it.

Comments

Looks nice. Too bad bc caused you to lose it. Good place to raise a kid.

Posted by: RayH on January 24, 2006 10:15 PM

Nothing like a nice house that sits on good acreage - even if it has a pack of alpacas - or even a swarm o' llamas - living there.

When you get cold, you just go out back and grab a sweater off'n one of them fine beasts.

Posted by: Elisson on January 24, 2006 10:17 PM

That looks like a beautiful farm.

I see you're a DAWGS fan. From what I've read on your blog you might appreciate this story.

As a UGA graduate, I could get yearly season tickets that were half-way decent.

My ex sued me for custody of the season tickets in the divorce.

I made a deal - traded the tickets for the kids.

True story!

Posted by: beth on January 24, 2006 11:43 PM

What I wouldn't give to have something like that for my son to run around in.

Posted by: Maeve on January 25, 2006 12:50 AM

Bowleggs, go buy you another one, Cat

Posted by: Catfish on January 25, 2006 02:33 AM

Why did you have an alpaca?

Posted by: ErikZ on January 25, 2006 08:52 AM

I didn't have an alpaca. The woman who bought my farm after the divorce got rid of my goats and brought in the alpacas. I think you can make money selling the wool.

Posted by: Acidman on January 25, 2006 09:28 AM

Yea, Alpaca farming for wool is fairly profitable. Supposed to be as soft as cashmere and lighter than goats wool.

Goat still tastes better.

Posted by: Steph on January 25, 2006 09:36 AM

...Trying to make a Neverland/Michael Jackson joke, but it's just not coming to me.

Posted by: erica on January 25, 2006 09:38 AM

There was an alpaca farm across the road from my place in Baltimore County. They're pretty cool critters. My dog LOVED going over there for a visit.

Posted by: sulizano on January 25, 2006 08:12 PM
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