Old Town Llamas

Meet our friendly neighborhood Llamas! These two furry home companions often adorn the front window of one of our neighborhood's homes.

Better yet, they are quite festive animals, frequently dressing up or adding props for various major and minor holidays or events. Below is a wrap up of the many different outfits, costumes, and getups these two furry camelids don.

We hope your holiday and New Year was a relaxing and non-strenuous one, spent with family, friends, and way too much food. Wendy and I spent time with our parents and Christmas with Wendy's very large extended family, and with good friends for a low key New Years. But before...
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Valentine's Day is a strange holiday. Rather than a simple "I do celebrate" or "I don't celebrate," it becomes a minor symbol of who many people are, and a person's enjoyment or loathing of the holiday is often defined by their past experiences and appreciation (or lack of appreciation) of...
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While most of you are enjoying your Christmas Eve, there are two very hard working individuals in Old Town Alexandria back on their proverbial perches. After a very lengthy hiatus (since last Christmas to be exact), the Old Town Llamas are back in their home's front window spreading some holiday...
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'Tis the season...but for what? Festive Christmas Llamas, that's what! Yes, that's right folks, after a somewhat lengthy hiatus from their large front window perch, the llamas have returned just in time for Christmas! But these aren't just any old holiday caroling llamas or anything, these guys are dressed as the jolly...
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Theeeyyy'rreee baaaccck! That's right. We might be a bit late in getting them to you, but we took photos. The holiday-inspired llamas made their latest fashion statement in honor of Halloween. "Llamas?" you might ask? For anyone new to the blog, let me bring you up to speed. These llamas are...
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School days, school daysDear old golden rule daysReading and writing and 'rithmeticTaught to the tune of the hickory stickMy great grandfather used to sing this song to my mother and her siblings as the days of summer drew to a close. And as the llamas debuted their latest festive garb,...
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Back in May I touched on unique ways to commemorate special occasions, specifically citing a house near ours that has a one-of-a-kind method of seasonal decorating: dressing up llamas. In May, the featured occasion was Mothers' Day, for which the llamas opted to don male and female outfits, complete with...
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I'm a huge fan of holiday decorating. Halloween, Christmas, 4th of July and Valentine's Day rank right up there as a few of my favorites. But Mother's Day? The thought never occurred to me that this could be a holiday ripe for festive decor. A house around the corner from...
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