We’re Home!

We’re Home!

A 12-week hiatus away from media. Wow, almost unbelievable. We spent most of the time in Chesapeake, VA, caring for an ailing family member. Have never seen so much traffic and was struck by how much development has taken place in the 12 years since we were last in that area. Must say, I prefer the slower life pace of the Western Plains area. Amenities such as a veritable smorgasbord of shopping…

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How to Help Zoo Animals in Ukraine Zoo

How to Help Zoo Animals in Ukraine Zoo

The Earth Organization is asking for help to provide food for starving animals in the Nikolaev Zoo in Southern Ukraine.  Government funds for the zoo have dried up, as I reported in this blog on April 11.  That story was originally posted by Igor Purlantov.  The beleaguered zoo, in a country in turmoil, has about 8,000 animals, and they are in desperate need of help.  The Earth Organization is a…

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Nikolaev Zoo in Southern Ukraine—- HELP FEED THE ANIMALS!

Nikolaev Zoo in Southern Ukraine— HELP FEED THE ANIMALS!

I had no pretty picture to add to this post today.  The picture for the animals at this 100+ years-old zoo is bleak!  Government funds for the zoo have dried up and the country, as anyone who listens or watches the news knows, is in complete turmoil.  Thousands of zoo animals are in danger of starving.  Indeed, without intervention from the Earth Organization, they would have already.  I posted…

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Giant Hog (weed that is) Requires Eradication

Giant Hog (weed that is) Requires Eradication

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Found recently near Michigan State University, a patch of Giant Hog Weed required eradication by a team of Michigan State personnel suited up in hazmat gear. The weed, which can grow more than 5 feet, causes extreme blistering of the skin which will take months to clear up and , more importantly,…

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Beavers ‘a Buildin’

Beavers ‘a Buildin’

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Watch as two beavers repair their winter home in Calgary. Photographer was only feet away as beavers busily went about their work. Watch as they co-ordinate their efforts, one pushing branches into the…

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