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Great Stories for Young Readers

My parents were lovers of books. Dad especially was a voracious reader. He would often keep two or three books going on at once. Mom’s appetite for books was more perfunctory. She enjoyed stories and had a collection of Reader’s … Continue reading

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Eagles and Hawks and Lead Poisoning

So everyone knows that lead ammunition just about wiped out the California condors. However, between lead poisoning and DDT, we nearly lost the bald eagle in the lower 48 states.     I’m illustrating this little blog soapbox with some … Continue reading

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Slate Week

“Bring me your liars, your whores; your huddled bastards yearning to breed greed.” The Statue of Liberty must be cringing on her pedestal right now. I apologize to all immigrants for our sad excuse for a president. This is not … Continue reading

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Snakes! Why Did It Have To Be Snakes…

I like snakes so much that I was pretty excited to see one in my pond area today. I took a bunch of photos of it, a beautiful green and yellow-ish garter snake thicker than my thumb and over two … Continue reading

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