Category Archives: Daily Journal Entries from the Montana Llama Rescue

Sunday, January 16 – My First Day at the Animal Sanctuary Rescue

I arrived in Kalispell, Montana Saturday night, where I was met by my friends Barbara and Cyndy, who are providing me with housing, food, ground transportation while I’m here for the week. Barbara and I headed to the “sanctuary” in … Continue reading

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Monday, January 17 – Day Two for me at the Llama Rescue

Day 2 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue, written January 17, 2011. Continue reading

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Tuesday, January 18 – Down to 250

Day 3 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – With 250 left on site, it feels as if there’s room to breathe. One llama who kept refusing to load with the New York 100, reminds us there are llama friendships staying together and being separated. Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 19 – Where the Blues find Peace

Day 4 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – Elizabeth shares her hope with us, and Barbara builds a home for The Blues. Continue reading

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Friday Evening, January 21 – Elizabeth as a Symbol

Day 6 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – Elizabeth has become a symbol of everything we’re doing at the sanctuary rescue. Continue reading

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Thursday, January 20 – Drum Song and the Bits of Hope

Day 5 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – Drumming song from the emus marks the rhythm of the days. Small but essential moments of lightness and hope keep us all going. Continue reading

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Friday, January 21 – The Light Blues

Day 6 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – Sorting of the llamas goes on, separating them by types as well as levels of health. Continue reading

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Saturday, January 22 – The Nature of Death by Starvation

Day 7 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – It’s very hard to starve a llama, a browsing animal who requires so little in the way of food — a fact that makes this rescue from starvation particularly horrendous. Continue reading

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Sunday, January 23 – Loving, Amazon Warriors

Day 8 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – The Animeals team of four stays warm and loving, even in the face of overwhelming daily stress and challenge. Continue reading

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Monday, January 24 – Franny and Frieda

Day 9 – Gayle’s Daily Journal Entry from Montana Llama Rescue – Special friendships clearly exist between some of the llamas. Franny and Frieda join forces to find a wonderful forever home. Continue reading

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