Pack Animal Magazine

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Lost Llama: Maybe Forever
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Lost Llama: Maybe Forever

by Lina Gustafson (Spring 2020)

You may have read the article my father, Eric Gustafson, wrote in the Summer 2019 issue of Pack Animal about adopting two young llamas from Southwest Llama Rescue. That was a happy tale, but this is the story of how I lost my first pack llama and best friend.

Making Hay While War Rages
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Making Hay While War Rages

by Kristen Davenport (Summer 2013)

Twelve years ago, when we moved out of the city and came up here to live on the edge of the woods, it was definitely an attempt to get away—and to find a place where we could grow good garlic. But it also felt crazy. I was commuting over an hour to my job at a newspaper, living in a dilapidated house and not quite sure what we were doing out here.