Friday, September 3, 2010

The perfect spot in the sun

It was a slow, hot day yesterday on Critter Farm. Kai llama had found the perfect sun spot and nothing was going to disturb her:

Not Chester, grazing closer and closer:

Not the gal with the clicking, whirring camera, walking ever so slowly toward her, trying to see how close she could get to the sleeping llama:

Oh hey, Kai...don't mind me.

That's right. Just go back to sleep:

You sure look comfortable. (And I've gotten *really* close!):

Whoa. Hello there, Beau.

What's that? You think I should be done photographing the llama and pay attention to you?

I'll make you a deal: just a few more pictures and I'll let you lean up against me and take a nap. Deal?:

Yes, I agree, that is one lazy llama:

Hold on, we've got movement!:

A nice quick dirt bath - followed by a halo of dust, what's not to like about that?

You sure are pretty Kai:

Oh, hey - there's that donkey neck again. Ok, Beau, a deal's a deal. It's your turn now:

Kai was just leaving anyway:

Mmmm, this really is a lovely spot in the sun:

15 comments:

  1. Is it really this warm and sunny? I want to be where Kai is - dirt, dust, sun and all! It's already fall in Germany, and I wish I had a warm donkey neck leaning against me!

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  2. Sweet! Love that last picture.

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  3. OMGoodness! Danni - so great to have you back and blogging. I think my favorite photo is of Kai taking a dust bath - it looks like she's doing the alligator from Animal House - or what was that dance called? The one they did on the floor at the toga party, I think it was when Shout was playing. I"m such a nerd, I don't remember alot about Animal House. But I digress, big time. Looks like you had a beautiful sunny day, where were Pete and Reggie during all of this? I would think they'd not let Kai sleep on the job. Have a great Labor Day weekend, Miss Danni - and thanks for stopping by my blog and saying Hey, and for being supportive and encouraging about my move. Take care, from KY.

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  4. they are so cute. kai looks like me all summer. it has been so hot here and finally today the high is 68 degrees....wahoo!!!! yesterday the high was 98!

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  5. That Beau is a ham! Our Clyde is the same way!

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  6. looks like a peaceful perfect morning! Beau is obviously in heaven.

    (and BTW......you have beautiful skin, Danni. I don't know if I could allow that close up of a shot of me!)

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  7. Lots of sun, dry ground, and a donkey to lean on - you are blessed.

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  8. That donkey loves his momma. :)
    I didn't know that llamas had bare bellies? I guess it helps them stay cool in the summer.

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  9. That's amazing that Beau can get that relaxed and actually take a nap leaning on you like that! Great pictures, Danni.

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  10. Great pics! And I loved the whole story with them. Chester sure us one handsome guy! Well of course so is Beau.

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  11. Warm sun would be nice. It's been rainy and cold here.

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  12. It's hot here too, but, alas, I have no lazy llamas. No llamas at all. Just cats and one chicken. I did lie out in the sun for awhile though. Lazy hot days are good for that.

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  13. Ha! Dont you love to see the llamas sunbathing??? Dolly llama does this ALL the time...and she gets in such a deep sleep that you can just walk right up to her. Heck, I bet I could even hold out her hay bit bucket and she wouldnt wake up :-)

    That Beau. What a sweet boy. He loves his mama.

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  14. Ok, I just totally said, "Awwwwww" out loud on that last picture.

    Awwwwwww!

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  15. I totally get Beau's sleeping attitude...sometimes it just feels right!

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