Snakes In The City + 1 Fairy

Greg Emlet  was not happy with his snake Atticus (as in Atticus Finch, “To Kill a Mockingbird”), so it (a Demeril’s boa) was not present this day at Loose Park. Greg left him at home to sulk. “He’s shedding” Greg explained. And when that happens Atticus apparently gets a bit cantankerous. But Greg did have…

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Fire and how we got that way

When DID humans discover how to make fire? Best guesses are between 700,000 and 120,000 years ago. Most likely, naturally occurring blazes ignited by lighting strikes first got the attention of our ancestors. I mean, like, who could NOT notice a huge savanna aflame, columns of smoke rising hundreds of feet in the air? Animals fled…

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Captain Kirk and Useless

  Hard to imagine that William Shatner, aka, James T. Kirk, Captain of the Star Ship Enterprise, turned 87 this month. Last October, when he was “only” 86, it was apparent he had not lost any of his commander of the bridge attitude, take charge persona and Shatner swagger. The house was packed that autumn…

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A FAMILY PORTRAIT

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Do You Believe in UFO’s?-Answer at the end

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Chris Wilborn: Million Negative Man

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