Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Thelma and Louise



Lately, I've been missing Fellsmere. I'm this odd mix, with one foot in the city and the other in the country. I get restless when I have too much of either one. Right now, I'm missing my mom's ranch - the horses, goats, neighboring kitty cows and starry, starry nights. I want to swim with my pony, drink sweet tea and eat fried green tomatoes. I want to sit on the porch and watch the fireflies, while the crickets chirp and the scent of orange blossoms flood the air. I'm missing Fellsmere something fierce. It's a good thing I'll be there next week.

Tekserve wasn't able to recover most of my photos, but I got really lucky. They retrieved family photos (yes!) and several of my Fellsmere photos, from my last trip to Florida. They're a couple months old but I never shared them on here...so, here they are!


Unfortunately, you'll have to meet my horses another time. All they could recover were the photos of our goats, Thelma and Louise. This is Thelma. She's the most hilarious goat I have ever met. She loves to butt heads with everyone (gently), give kisses and follow you around like a little puppy. I love her.



Louise is the dainty, girly one. She's a bit shy but always sweet.


Thelma doesn't have a shy bone in her body.


Her favorite games include butting heads, chasing me around and pushing me out of her goat house, just to push me back in and repeat the process. She also loves chewing my clothing, when I'm not looking. What can I say? She loves fashion.



She also loves Bobby. And his hat.


Miku! She is a free spirit. I let her roam the property. She always comes inside with mud and leaves stuck to her.




Homemade swings are the best.


Sorry for the plethora of pictures...I guess I'm just a little homesick!

-Keiko Lynn


p.s. I'm in Los Angeles for the Unique LA craft fair...if anyone wants to come out this weekend, I believe I have a few free admissions to give out!

61 comments:

  1. Goats are awesomely hilarious! I used to know this pair, but they were preoccupied with food and when they headbutted you, it was actually kind of painful!

    I love your blouse and you hair bow. Have you ever considered doing a DIY on how you make your bows? They're adorable.

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  2. What days this weekend? If Sunday is an option, I'm game!

    angelaluisa@gmail.com

    P.S. This post made me smile from here to forever!

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  3. Your goats are adorable!! Being at home, especially on a farm, is the most comforting feeling.

    I'm in love with your outfit, yet again! The blouse is exquisite.

    -Ruth

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  4. This post is great, and made me smile. I miss the goats my grandparents neighbours used to have.

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  5. aawww...
    1. aww goaties!
    2. aww welcome to L.A.! I've been seeing the craft fair evvverywhere; maybe your vote of approval means I should actually go, huh? & if you need any tips for things to do while you're here, just shout. :) Rachel

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  6. so sweet and fun. i love those photogenic twos. so cute!

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  7. The picture of you holding the little flowers is one of the prettiest pictures ever.

    And I love goats. So jealous of your funny and sweet girls!

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  8. The pictures are great, your goats are so cute!

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  9. the pictures with the goats are so cute. They know how to pose for the camera!

    oh, and how I'd love to play on a homemade swing.

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  10. I love that top, it's gorgeous!
    x

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  11. I love this post! The pictures are so great. My Dad has a homemade swing here in his yard. I was afraid to get on it at first because it is tied to a tree above the rocks that surround the pond. I love your blog!:)

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  12. Hi Keiko! I've never left a comment before but I just wanted you to know that I really enjoy taking a peek at your lovely blog every once in awhile to put me in a good mood. Especially this post, these are the most adorable/fun/beautiful pictures! thanks for sharing:)

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  13. the pics are so cute! I love your hair.
    xx

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  14. A goat in a hat, who'd believe it?
    So cute!
    I just wanted to tell you how lovely and inspiring your blog is, your style is completely your own.
    I envy you, and your sewing skillz.
    x

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  15. The picture of Thelma in Bobby's hat made me giggle. Moments like those don't even need a caption! :)

    Will there be pictures from the Unique LA craft fair? I've never been to a craft fair (I've been a to a couple of broader sales opened up for both artists and vintage resellers, but never a strict craft fair) and am curious to know what the experience is like.

    I hope your time in LA is an enjoyable one.

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  16. I can see why you miss them! Beautiful photos, and the goat in the hat is classic. That could join dogs playing poker as an iconic image someday! I'd frame it. :)

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  17. Awww, cute photos! Yay for country girls! Living in a city is so rubbish sometimes, there's nothing like fresh air and animals to put you in a good mood! I'd love to see horsey pics, I really miss riding when I'm away from home (which is a lot these days).

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  18. Beautiful pictures! Looks like a wonderful place to spend time. I'm envious!!!

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  19. wow, loved this post. I always love your pictures. Which camera do you use?

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  20. LOL the picture of the goat wearing bobby's hat hahaahah

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  21. Those pictures are amazing, the one of Miku is gorgeous!
    im mega jealous of your life right now.
    Leila xxx

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  22. Thelma is a riot! What a cutie pie.

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  23. Your photos are so cute! And I love that plaid hair bow.

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  24. these pics are so cute! looks like your puppy was having a great time! :)

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  25. i love farms and the country, too.

    and your pictures are always so pretty. i'm sure you've been asked and have answered this before, but what type of camera do you use?

    someone else up there in the comments asked, too.

    mine sucks. i need a better one.

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  26. aw, socute!! i would be so upset if i lost all my photos! i back them all up online now!

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  27. Those are wonderful pictures, thanks for sharing. And I still think you have the most amazing doll face :).

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  28. I officially want to visit the countryside thanks to these pictures. And you look very classy.


    www.dorasdress.blogspot.com

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  29. Love love love the picture of the goat wearing the hat.
    Totally made my day!

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  30. Those two are a couple of fetching ladies, and that Thelma sure can rock a hat! What adorable photos.

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  31. My camera is a Nikon D50. Thanks, everyone!

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  32. love the lace top <3 and thelma has such sweet smile :-))

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  33. These photographs are beautiful. Well done. Love you outfit and bow. Extremely jealous of your animal friends!

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  34. ohhh, u two are just great! :)))

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  35. your outfit is the prettiest thing ever! I love the lave top especially with those short!

    ps- your boy's totally adorable, you make a really cute couple!

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  36. Ohh .. like a quiet, lovely evening out there :) I like the goat with that hat, it's cute xD

    PS: agree with many people here, your bf is kinda cute and adorabled :) you two look great together :)

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  37. Awww, how sweet! I am so not a country girl, but you make it look fun.

    ~Tamia
    TheStyleSample.com

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  38. Adorable pics. You guys look like you're having so much fun!

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  39. OMG, your goat is so freaking cute. So is your outfit!!! i would be homesick too!

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  40. What for a super cute photostream.
    The blouse is a dream.
    And interesting to see that not only you, but also your goat is stylish :)

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  41. I love that your goats are named Thelma and Louise. I hope they enjoy a more secure fate!

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  42. oh my, I never knew goats could be so adorable! I'm sorry your photos weren't all saved, but great that you have these - they are precious.

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  43. u look amazing. i love your blog

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  44. You look stylish as always! The picture with the goat wearing your boyfriend's hat is hilarious!

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  45. The photos are wonderful, but your blouse is DELIGHTFUL.

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  46. you are the cutest-I love your blog and all your outfit posts!

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  47. that's a fantastic day :D
    I love the goats, and they seem to have great fashion style!

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  48. I just found your blog & I have to comment to say that I love your style! Your plaid bow is beautiful and so are these gorgeous photos of the animals :)

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  49. I love your top, so frilly and femy. It looks like something that will totally dance in the wind. I adore it!

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  50. What a great series of photos! I adore this outfit on you. And your boyfriends's hat: is that a Goorin Bros. hat? I'm such a sucker for hats and this one looks great!

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  51. You look so beautiful in these photos and I love your outfit. Cute little animals too! x Sushi

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  52. I love these images!
    The CLOTHES... the hair... the makeup.... the energy.....
    EVERYTHING is just beautiful... Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  53. This is such a great post. I want a pet goat!

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