My version of a weekly recap, served in bite-sized morsels.
1. Potato Chip Pets.
According to this article in the NYT, llamas are the new Chihuahas; the new pet en vogue. It also turns out that owning just one llama isn’t enough; like Pringles, once you start, you can’t stop.
A few llama owners were interviewed for this article, and from them we are made to understand why llamas make for such endearing pets. Apart from being quiet, gentle and affectionate animals, they are also “sympathetic” and are easy to care for. Which is all well and good, but I found this slightly amusing: