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Arthur Singer, Bird Man

Birds were Arthur Singer’s bread and butter. For five decades, the New York-based artist provided avian illustrations for an array of books, magazines, U.S. postage stamps and even commemorative plates, creating a collection that rivaled his idol, John Audubon. 669 more words


Celebrating the Rhinoceros

The first  time I saw a member of the Rhinoceros species was waaaay back when I was huddled up in school bus in my primary days, for a tour to the Nairobi National Park. 1,023 more words

World Animal Protection

Pros and Cons of Living Next to a Nature Preserve

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

A recent Wall Street Journal article, Luxury-Home Developers’ Latest Pitch: Unspoiled Nature, has inspired me to share some thoughts about owning a home in close proximity to nature. 1,144 more words


Sunday Walk

Lately, I feel like I am always rushing to do the next thing and don’t take time to relax or exercise. I am trying to change that. 142 more words


Zebras, springbok, and treacherous two-tracks

A dull metallic thud resounded in quick succession on the canopy of the Toyota Hilux that I was driving.  I quickly brought the car to a complete standstill — the thumping was the signal from the observers, standing on the back of the car, that they had seen animals. 682 more words


My two cents; water wasting!

I grew up in Southern California until about high school (early nineties).  We were always in a drought, always.  So there were shortened showers, and times you could/could not wash cars, or turn on the sprinklers.   469 more words

Calabasas Conservancy

Ninety-five acres of prime Calabasas, California acreage preserved as open space and realtor Jeff Schermer was in on the deal. Click on the link below the photo to read the article.

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