Category Archives: Nature

Saving Easter

No, no ‘passover lamb’ was pardoned, nor were any eggs picked or left undisturbed. A life was brought back from certain death: my daughter saved a fledgling, not by accident, by precautions she took against such eventuality. How did this … Continue reading

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Moon Landing: Fake or Falcon True?

  Every so often, one comes across someone alluding to the moon landings as Virtual Reality, or just plain fake. Bugs me no end. Why, you ask? It’s the straw with which such folks prop up their sagging, desiccated camel of … Continue reading

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Humans and Animals: A Differences Debate

A good friend and philosopher chatted me up some time ago. He was working on a theory of an essential difference between humans and animals. I don’t know if I helped him! You be the judge. Here it is: Feb 5 … Continue reading

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Birdie’s Life and Death

    I opened my eyes to my almost-teen daughter by my bedside early yesterday morning. “What are you doing here this early?” croaked the frog in my throat. “Have to show you something!” “Lemme put something on,” said I. … Continue reading

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Review: Cats on the Job: 50 Fabulous Felines Who Purr, Mouse, and Even Sing for Their Supper

Cats on the Job: 50 Fabulous Felines Who Purr, Mouse, and Even Sing for Their Supper by Lisa Rogak My rating: 4 of 5 stars A lovely collection of stories of cats in gainful occupations amidst their human companions! True … Continue reading

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An Early Spring

Spring is decidedly early this year. What with record-breaking temperatures, 15 degrees and more above normal for more than half of February, my trees are rather confused. I’m not complaining. A pleasure to see wintry branches break out in glorious … Continue reading

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