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The Live Turtle & Tortoise Museum

Once again I am getting behind with the blog, but about two weeks ago Ev and I went to the Chinese Gardens to check out The Live Turtle & Tortoise Museum. 239 more words

The Author of Tragedies Was the Victim of One

Aeschylus, the great Athenian author of tragedies, died in 455 BC. He was killed by a tortoise dropped by an eagle that had mistaken his head for a rock suitable for shattering the shell of the reptile. 25 more words


Salmon with Kale and Cabbage

I must have been sorting socks when the kale bandwagon rolled by. I missed the whole arc, from common vegetable to decorative winter landscape plant to foodstuff so pervasive that Time magazine… 631 more words


Terrific Turtles

In the newest issue of Zootles, you can meet all kinds of amazing turtles and tortoises. What’s the difference? Turtles live part or all of their lives in the water, while tortoises live only on dry land. 120 more words

Fun Facts

Turtle Wife's Newsletter Nov-Dec 2014


Confessions of a Turtle Wife is
Free on Kindle Nov 9 through 11


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Turtle Wife’s free newsletter, 1,324 more words

Tortoises seized from Mobile Zoo in Wilmer

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Conservation Department reports that it recently seized four gopher tortoises from the Mobile Zoo.

Enforcement Chief Kevin Dodd says the tortoises were taken from the private zoo in Wilmer. 98 more words


Granny gets advice

Hello All.

My internet died on me this afternoon.
Almost no signal at all.
So I went to my bed with my book.
For a little sulk. 152 more words