A Philosophy of Boredom Written by Mike Ross Lost in thought “Give me boredom. At least I know where I’m going to eat and sleep tonight.” Al Paca 40.040427 -76.262683 Lancaster, PA, USA Like this:Like Loading... 46 thoughts on “A Philosophy of Boredom” Nice haircut! LikeLiked by 4 people Reply He’s letting it grow out. 🦙 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Did you see the video of alpaca being brought to nursing homes to ‘visit’ with the elderly? It was so sweet. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply If you mean the one in the Netherlands yes I just watched it, thanks. I would post the link but then all the nursing homes would want a visit and its just not practical now. 👵 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply This was the Riverview nursing home in Michigan, but I watched the video from the Netherlands. These alpaca look so sweet. Whenever we are able, I want to visit a farm nearby in Alabama. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply We have An Alpaca farm that has an open house a few times a year and its amazing! There are several in Florida you know? LikeLike Reply But none of the FL farms are near me. AL is actually closer, plus it goes through some very pretty country. Seeing your handsome guy, I cannot wait to visit. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Sounds good, I hope you can make the trip this summer. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s true. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Its true for him but not for the millions of homeless Alpacas across the country. Sleeping on subways, smoking old cigarette butts, begging for hay, its a cruel, cruel world Sandy. 😥 LikeLike Reply Mike, you have a kind sympathy for the homeless alpacas If you set up a fund, I’ll send you some hay. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s sweet Sandy but I’ll just avoid the subway, keep Alpaca snacks in the car and share my smokes. LikeLike Reply Do you think alpacas are bored? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Well I was bored this morning and went to visit him. He not only gave me good advice but his portrait kept me busy for a little while. Now I know he just goes with the flow. 🌌 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You know I adore alpacas. Wonderful photo. 😀 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thanks Cee, he wanted more photos for his portfolio. His goal is to replace the LiMu Emu but I told him its a long shot. LikeLike Reply This one probably is happy to have a roof and food … but sure looks like maybe some companionship would also be welcome. That’s a come-hither look beneath all those curls! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply These animals are part of a motel that’s been closed for a while. There are people who take care of them but I may be the only visitor. I think his look is because a huge rainstorm was on the way, they know theses things. 💧💧💧 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh my goodness! 🐑 I just want to give him a hug!! So cute 🙂 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply He does need a haircut but so do I. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes, I do too! First thing on my get-out-of-jail to do list! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wear a mask! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’ve got them ordered! If I have to wear a mask I’m going to be fashionable! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I bought some from eBay and one of those bandana things from NuffSaid. Here in Lancaster the Amish are also selling them at roadside stands. Take care Lisa. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Laughing at this conversation – truly we are all showing signs of boredom. Nice photo. A handsome fellow. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I like to start and end the month with a furry (not in a weird kind of way). 🤨 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lol. They are kind of special. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love him, I want to brush that glorious hair! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply I think he’ll be shaved in the next few weeks, its a very funny sight! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 😆 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Not silly. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Absolutely not. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Very apt LikeLiked by 2 people Reply 😀 LikeLike Reply Boredom just happened upon as.. I more week in chains.. 😉 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply May I suggest a little shutter therapy? Now is a great time to practice your photography and your editing. Remember, its not about the subject. 👀 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hahahaha I have had plenty practice. We are only allowed 1km from the house so started a series called in the neighbourhood.. I post one a day on facebook.. Old chalets, doors, windows, path by the river.. such fun.. doing some online courses photography and loads of editing videos.. It has been therapeutic..;-) LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I still think you might find Lightroom easier to use and its definitely easier to learn, have a great weekend Lisa! LikeLike Reply Pingback: Friendly Friday disco varies – Manja Mexi Mexcessive And they are so content, they spend their days humming. I love humming alpacas! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply This one was humming the theme to Green Acres which I thought was not strange at all. 🥗 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You are right! Have you ever heard the alpacas hum together? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply No I haven’t, there are only two of them there and the other is the quiet type. 🤐 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Oh sad! They have such lovely voices. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Pingback: A Philosophy of Boredom — Photography OCD – Sarah's Attic Of Treasures Pingback: A Philosophy of Boredom — Photography OCD – Student & Young Filmmakers FEEDBACK Film & Screenplay Festival Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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