News You May Have Missed 5/23-5/29

ELEPHANT BORROWS GOPRO AND TAKES ELPHIE WITH TOURIST Christian LeBlanc was in Thailand with his  girlfriend. Exploring one of the Islands when they came across some elephants where for 50 cents they could buy a basket of bananas to feed to the elephants. They were on vacation, so of course, they bought the Bananas. Things were going along nicely when one of the elephants…

Rocks for the Trees

So yesterday I bought some rocks to put into my potted plants to thwart the squirrels who do not understand that I really do not want them to bury all their things in my yard and especially in my potted trees.  That the Baby Meyer Lemon and Mandarin trees do not need a nice peanut to keep their roots company. Which…

News You May Have Missed 5/18- 5/22

LOST WWI PURPLE HEART FOUND Daniel W. Quinlan  was one of 138 World War I veterans to receive the first Purple Heart medals  ever issued. He enlisted when he was just 20 and served in the medical corps (actually the sanitary corp which was the precursor to the medical corps), injured in a poison gas attack and then braved heavy fire…

Ice Rider 3

He talked too much. Seth was veritable fountain of useless information and endless questions. Toddlers were quieter.  Sebella found it difficult to listen to the Ice, to feel the air around her. This was the reason her trainer told her she must get good at blocking distractions. She was never good at it and now she wished she had paid…

News You May Have Missed 05/11- 05/15

Here is the news that may have gotten lost, that you may have missed.  News you may not have seen or heard this week. Enjoy. MOMMA BLACK BEAR IN YELLOWSTONE SCARES THE HECK OUT OF TOURISTS A mother Black Bear with cubs scare the heck out of tourists who crowd her while she was trying to cross a bridge. The…

Baby Animals In The Womb

Do you remember the image of the elephant fetus in the womb pictured above? I  do.  I love baby animals and I though it was pretty cool. The picture comes from a documentary by National Geographic called ‘Extraordinary Animals in the Womb’ from 2006. I am unable to find the original footage but you can certainly watch other footage of “In the Womb” at http://natgeotv.com/uk/in-the-womb-animals/videos/animals I really remember…