A Poor Career Choice

Optical observatory dome, Mt Stromlo, Canberra, Australia

The alarm clock goes off and Yanni lumbers out of bed. It’s seven in the evening. He pulls on his socks and changes his clothes. He doesn’t even brush his hair. It’s time to go to work. Yanni’s performance at school, ever since he was very young, doomed him to this fate. He was trapped, … Continue reading A Poor Career Choice


The Komosi Llama

Inca drystone wall in Peru

Llamas are protective animals. They’re often put with sheep to protect the herd from predators. The Komosi Llama is a unique variety that lives only in pockets of the Andes Mountains. They were bred from wild llamas by the Incas and our predecessors. Komosi Llamas are interesting in that they do not like grazing animals. … Continue reading The Komosi Llama