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Lincoln Park Zoo Researchers Find Chimps Modify Sticks To Collect Food

(CBS) — Researchers at Lincoln Park Zoo say chimpanzees are quick-learners that they find out fast how to modify sticks to get food more efficiently. 194 more words


Autism and the City

When I was getting remarried and started thinking about relocating to Chicago from the suburbs, my first thought was, “How is S going to handle this?” S, my five-year-old daughter, has autism (and not on the part of the spectrum that Jerry Seinfeld apparently inhabits). 485 more words


Keepin' Busy

So my last post was on August 29th. To say it’s been a while would be an understatement. But alas, I am back and somewhat motivated to liven this blog up a bit with some updates! 1,140 more words


Elderly Lion Myra Euthanized At Lincoln Park Zoo

(STMW) – A long-time resident of the Lincoln Park Zoo, 18-year-old African lion Myra, was humanely euthanized Tuesday at the North Side park.

Myra was euthanized by the zoo’s veterinary staff after a decline in health that compromised her quality of life, according to a statement on the zoo’s website. 154 more words


Wild or Not, Life is Life

Dogs, if you have not noticed, are a major part of our culture. How would you feel if such an animal, a staple in our society, were to become extinct? 572 more words

Our Wedding // The Video

I am so excited to share this post with you!  One aspect of the wedding that Pat and I are thrilled with is our wedding video.   163 more words

Our Wedding