Pretty Is As Pretty Does One thing I try to do when I write a book about animals is to highlight at least one in a special way, not just through the writing of the book itself, but because it’s endangered or it’s not a popular animal, like a giraffe or a lion. In this new book I highlighted two. The prairie dog and the vulture. Now, all of my friends know that I can talk about the prairie dogs from now until the cows come home, and often do. But few people talk about vultures, and … [Read more...] about Vultures are Beautiful Birds
My webmaster has just reminded me that I haven’t blogged in quite awhile, and though it wasn’t from lack of good intentions, sometimes other projects take precedence, and releasing a new book falls into that category. A Flamboyance, a Crash, and a Dazzle is the third book released in two years. When the final copy arrives in the mail euphoria prevails. I look at it over and over again, can’t wait to show it to my … [Read more...] about New Release!
Today I was taking my walk, which is something I try to do daily, but generally manage about 5 times a week. Staying fit is motivation, but hey, step counters are even more motivating… just one more step and I am closer to 15,000. Ok so I’m goal oriented – don’t judge. I digress. So on my walk through the desert neighborhood I saw a family of Gambel’s Quail. This is nothing new; they populate the entire area where I live. If you’ve never seen one they run and run, as if panic-stricken by … [Read more...] about “But Why Don’t We Fly?”