Saturday, September 20, 2014
Acorns and Alpacas
This afternoon I put Jessie out on her chain for a little bit and she got it twisted around a tree. To retrieve her I had to put shoes on, because the deck is so covered with acorns that I can't risk walking out there in my bare feet. I hope you can see them in the picture. They are particularly evident against the dark brown mulch just above the deck. Then overnight we had a doozy of a thunderstorm, and today it is warmer here. I thought that all the rain we had last night might cause the cancellation of the Oneida Apple Fest, but the sun was out by 10am and I went with AT.
Socks by Victoria will have a booth. They have restored a traditional pioneer village, complete with doctor's office and a typical pioneer home. If I remember correctly there are 6 buildings in all. At the end of the village street was a petting zoo with miniature horses, goats, and alpacas.
As you enter the venue there is a small Oneida long house, and they have begun building an actual standard size long house for next year's Apple Fest.