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Kendra's Yarn

Target is the handsome donor of the yarn pictured below. He lives with and is loved by Jen and Chris at Diversified Alpacas just down the road in St. Louis, MichiganI love getting pictures of my fiber after it has been spun. This lovely yarn below was spun by 24 year old Kendra. Show More Summary

'Paca Play

My mom in Florida is moving in with me so Nik and the grandgirls came over to help me do some furniture rearranging and cleaning. Thanks, Meredith, for doing the bathroom. Of course, we had to go out and play with alpacas for a while. Show More Summary

My Cassie

Mac, Mary, Kathy, Berta, I'm fine. Have been crazy busy and know that I haven't blogged for two weeks. I do have lots of pictures from the two weeks and will try to get some up later.Today Beth and I are taking a Birthday Road Trip to...Show More Summary

Rainbow Remembrance

I think this rainbow into the bean field from yesterday evening was a gift to help ease me through today. It was a year ago that Smitty died.I find myself doing so much reflecting and remembering.....but it's good. I don't think so much of the last horrid, yucky month, but more of the good times. Show More Summary

A Single Ply Experiment

This is the handsome Target who lives with Chris and Jen at Diversified Alpacas in St Louis, MI. His lovely fiber is what I used for this project.I am determined to find a way to spin and use a single ply for knitting. My nonknitting friends may not know that normally we spin 2 singles and then ply/spin them together going in the opposite direction. Show More Summary

Help in the Pasture

I've been waiting for some rain to soften up the ground so that I can pop out some more burrs in the little boys' pasture. We have had 5 1/2 inches in the last couple of days. My ground is mostly clay so you can imagine how hard it is without moisture. Show More Summary

Alpaca Obstacle Training

Beth and John came out yesterday to work on alpaca training. These alpacas are white Snickers and brown JR, both born last September, making them 10 months old. They will probably both be neutered this fall to become fiber boys. Although...Show More Summary

See the Many Different Faces of the Democratic National Convention

5 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The Democratic National Convention was a wild (and historic) ride: There was booing. There were protests. Barack and Michelle Obama rocked our world. And at long last, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept the Democratic nomination. But it wasn't just big names — plenty of everyday delegates and attendees made up the crowd at Wells Fargo ... More »

Every Name in This Vogue Article Is Insane

5 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Vogue, bless their hearts, just published an article titled “An Actress Marries a Prince at a Beautiful Summer Wedding in Bavaria.” If, upon seeing the headline, you also clicked the link so quickly that you may have sprained your wrist, you will be dearly rewarded—because every single attendee at the ... More »

This Quiz Determines How Much Trump Hates You

5 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Trump seems committed to his persona of "guy who hates almost everyone" except for the angry white masses he's pandering to, but are you certain you know where you'd stand if a Trump presidency happened to befall us? Were you born in this country, are you a woman, or are ... More »

Mike Pence Says Roe v. Wade Will Be Overturned If Trump Is Elected

5 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Mike Pence has never exactly been at the forefront of women's health. Before he was Donald Trump's vice-presidential nominee, he passed a law in Indiana requiring fetal remains to be cremated or buried, likely at the cost of the patient, whether they were from an abortion or a miscarriage. He's ... More »

Taylor Swift Would Kill for These Lavish Chokers

5 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Consider the divided feelings among celebrities on the subject of the choker trend: Taylor Swift's crew wears them together, always. Allison Williams thinks of chokers and sees dead people. Amandla Stenberg wears them for '90s nostalgia (her childhood).But there are more extraordinary chokers and necklaces than the 12 that attended ... More »

How Hillary Clinton Appealed to Anyone Who’s Ever Had a Mom

5 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

On Thursday night, just before Hillary Clinton made history by accepting the Democratic nomination, a video by Shonda Rhimes played on the jumbo screen at the Democratic National Convention. Its purpose was ostensibly to give viewers a better feel for Clinton as a person — as she said in her ... More »

Balmain's New Campaign Doubles as a Kanye West Music Video

Many members of the Balmain Army star in Kanye West's new music video - POPSUGAR Latina A look at Hillary Clinton's style throughout the years - HuffPost Style Elizabeth Banks wore the freshest Summer outfit to the DNC - InStyle These...Show More Summary

Willy Chavarria Says “Fk Hate” in Striking SS17 Lookbook

Willy Chavarria’s designs are inherently tied to his identity and his heritage. His last collection was titled “Cholo Les Chic,” and it pulled inspiration from both contemporary Chicano streetwear and traditionally dapper gentleman’s apparel. Show More Summary

Chris Harris Is Unsurprisingly A Porsche 911 Turbo Purist 

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Many people were not thrilled when Porsche revealed that the updated 911 Carrera would be getting some turbo action because it makes the actual 911 Turbo (capital T) less special or something. Chris Harris is among that camp, and says if you’re going to bother with the finance papers, get the actual Turbo. Read more...

Le Cheapest Classic Car Ever Is A $1,600 Renault Le Car

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Have we got a car for you! A bona-fide classic! The best in Gallic ingenuity and Space-Age thriftiness! A funky little ride that gets great mileage and packs in all the charm! Yes, this beige 1980 Renault Le Car is a classic, and, some may argue, was always a classic. Show More Summary

Comment Of The Day: Happy Little Drifts Edition

5 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Accidents happen. Whether it’s Ford discovering Drift Mode while developing the Focus RS, or our long national nightmare that is a Donald Trump candidacy, they happen. The former is a happy accident. Read more...

The 12 Most Common Questions I Get About Traveling the World (Part I)

I’m no longer going to every country in the world (mission accomplished), but I’m still traveling at least 200,000 miles a year. As such, I get a lot of questions over and over, both from people who want to travel far and wide and those...Show More Summary

Clean Energy & Transport News Roundup (NEO, Nevada Solar, Gigafactory, EFF…)

In today’s clean energy and transport news roundup, a bad Matrix pun, Nevada’s grandfather dilemma, Gigafactory & solar updates from Tesla, a hotel lends Model S to guests, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV may never land, and more. [CleanTechnica...Show More Summary

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