Skip to main content

Camera Critters #70- Alpaca Farm

Today I am participating in my first Camera Critters Meme. Since I love animals I thought this would be perfect for me. I have endless shots of my cats but I thought I would share some special vacation photos for my first post.



Last August I vacationed on Martha's Vineyard with some friends. A visit to an alpaca farm was on my to do list. These gentle animals stole my heart. I call these two The Gossip Girls.



I think this guy was on vacation too. Or maybe just having an afternoon siesta.



The baby was very inquisitive. She came right over to me. I love her knees.



An afternoon snack sounds good.



They all had different personalities. Do you think this one might have an ego?



This one is stuck in the 80's.

Please click on the sidebar to check out other Camera Critters posts.

Comments

Kim said…
It's my first time too! :) So glad I found you. I love your blog.

I think my favorite one is the baby. Too cute!

I have mine up now. Come on over and visit for awhile.

Enjoy your week!
salmagundi said…
What adorable pictures. You really did capture their personalities! Sally
twobarkingdogs said…
I love the last photo! Too funny. Thanks for sharing.
Noner said…
I've never seen a baby Alpaca before. Too cute!

My camera critter is at:Rattitude
Mimi said…
Wow those pictures really made me smile. They look SO sweet. I must admit that in the 80's I did have a haircut similiar to that last guy :)
SquirrelQueen said…
The baby Alpaca is so cute, I've never seen one before. All of them do seem to have different personalities.

Your cats are so pretty and the photo you used in the header is beautiful.

Welcome to Camera Critters.
forgetfulone said…
Welcome to Camera Critters! Love the alpacas.
Carletta said…
These are so cute! I've never seen one saw little.
You have alpacas and I had llamas -very cool!

Thanks for your visit.
Willard said…
They are so cute!
Julie@beingRUBY said…
Hi there. I love your critters!
We had a 'dwarf' minature horse on our morning show here today. Never seen anything like it.. about the size of a medium size dog... So cute... it was nuzzling with a full size horse!! hehe

BUT.... I am here to tell you I have left you some awards over at my place! Thanks for your beautiful blog! x Julie
storyteller said…
What a delightful series of 'critter' photos for your first post. Welcome ... and thanks for sharing these adorable friends.
Hugs and blessings,
Donna said…
Oh my gosh - just too, too sweet! I'm sending a link to my daughters, who love alpacas!... Donna
lisaschaos said…
I love their fuzzy heads! But that baby is TOO cute!
This was also ly first week in Camera Critters, with a late posting. These alpaca's are wonderful.. love the expressions on their cure little faces!
Teacup Mosaics said…
Too cutie pototie! I love all the different faces and their personalities. Thanks for stopping by to visit!
Kelley
Hee hee, these are too cute Elaine. I always want to hug or pat Llamas and Alpacas but they won't ever get close enough! At least the baby was friendly.

That mop top is so funny! Looks like it could use a headband, or a haircut.
Anonymous said…
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Anonymous said…
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Anonymous said…
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

Popular posts from this blog

Appleton Farms- Farm to Table and more

Friday night I rushed home from work, fed the kitties, changed my clothes and picked up my sister at her house. I couldn't wait to head up to Ipswich, MA and Appleton Farms for their farm to table dinner.  As soon as we pulled into the entrance of the property, all the tensions of the day went away.


The weather was cool, a perfect temperature for outdoor dining, live music and lawn games. What a peaceful setting.

The sign said play & have fun. I did not know how much fun we really would have.


Here's a view from the field. The tables were ready outside and there were more inside the barn.


Fences and stone walls encircled the field and property. Hay bales were set up as seating for listening to the live entertainment for the evening.


The band was named The Austin Torpedoes. They were wonderful. We really enjoyed their performance.


Lemonade was available at a self serve station. You could buy beer or wine from the Ipswich Ale Brewery Truck. Yes, the spiggots were right on …

Summer Bucket List 2016

It's a little late in the season but I have finally created my Summer Bucket List. I don't have too much on it. I do reserve the right to add some events if something really cool comes up.

Here they are in no particular order:

1.  Hull Illumination Night- illumination of Hull Harbor, Hull, MA   7/30
2.  Fourth of July fireworks and parade- Wakefield, MA   7/4 Done
3.  Farm to Table dinner- Appleton Farms, Ipswich, MA  7/8  Done
4.  Daytrip to Brewster, MA and Susan Branch book signing   7/28 Done
5.  Lobster BLT @ Stonewall Kitchen, York, ME  9/1 Done
6.  Attend a Waterfire lighting, Providence, RI 7/23
7.  Play skeeball and view the fireworks at Hampton Beach, NH  July or August
8.  Melrose Summer Stroll- Melrose, MA 7/29 Done
9.  Rockport illumination night and fireworks- Rockport, MA  8/16
10. Dinner at the Colony Hotel at sunset- Kennebunkport, ME  August

I plan to post about these events as the Summer progresses. How about you? What's on your Summer Bucket List?

Embracing the season-my Autumn checklist

It's the most wonderful time of the year! I am speaking of my favorite season Fall. We are in the thick of it now and it is fabulous! It's not quite peak foliage but we are getting there.

Here are my reasons to embrace Fall.

1.  Outdoor dining- Those early Fall days are even better than in Summer. Cooler temps make it more comfortable sitting in the sun and the scene is more colorful. In late Fall, I switch to sitting by fireplaces whenever I can.







2. Old graveyards- I am strangely drawn to old graveyards in the Fall. Maybe it's because most graveyards have fantasticly colorful trees and I just notice them more in Fall. Or perhaps it's the Halloween connection.

We have some very old graveyards in New England and they are definitely worth a visit.
You could even take a historic graveyard or ghost tour. There is a graveyard tour in my hometown in two weeks.




3. An Autumn Walk- What's better than an Autumn walk around your neighborhood?

I love to pick up some colorful …