See us on TV and on the Web
Documentary for Stanford Center on Longevity
This eight-minute film tells three stories of how people
are planning to live and are living during their retirement
years. Play the video titled, "What
would you do with 30 extra years?"
Video by Xplore Film and Oregon Lifestyles
video about our alpacas, yarn shop, and the Hood River
County Fruit Loop.
Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life
by Jane Pauley
In 2014, every baby boomer will have reached the milestone
age of fifty. For most, it's not the end, but the beginning
of something new. Read our story and the delightful, compelling,
and inspiring stories of many others who started their own
businesses. Find the
book on Amazon.com.
What Do Alpacas and William Shatner Have In Common?
blog of Quirky Warrior Woman Writer, Kimberly A Cook,
to find out!
William Shatner Interviewed Thomas
Thomas flew to LA on June 20 to tell his story to William
Shatner who is writing a book on entrepreneurs who started
businesses when over 55 years old. Hire Yourself
will tell the stories and relate to us the lessons we can
learn from them. We'll announce the book when it's published!
of the Oregon Lifestyles cable show that features us
aired on Comcast cable channels 11, 22, and 23 in Portland,
Gresham, Beaverton, and Oregon City at the end of December.
CNN interviewed and filmed us for a short
Business Success" segment that aired for a second time
on December 12 & December 14.
NBC's Today show
us in a feature that was aired on NBC's Today show on Arpil
13, 2010. Jane Pauley visited our ranch
to interview Thomas about his career change from being an
Operations Manager at West Marine to becoming an alpaca
rancher. You can read three articles about us and about
Check: Alpaca Ranching
National TV Commercial
Thomas, Connie, and some of their alpacas are in an American
Express TV commercial that was filmed in Hollywood and aired
during 2010. You can watch an early
version of the commercial.