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ESU Professor Tackles Rattlesnake Research

EAST STROUDSBURG — Dr. Thomas LaDuke, an East Stroudsburg University professor, is fearless when it comes to handling slithering snakes and beginning this spring, he’s taking on a research project that would leave most people a little rattled. 318 more words



I’m not sure if it’s a blessing or a curse to have reminders of sunny Florida as we experience a cold snap in Alabama.  Thankfully, we’re not expecting another… 189 more words


February 4, 2015: Rattlesnakes need love, too

I’ll say it if no one else will: All the folks up at the Texas Capitol hanging out with rattlesnakes and claiming to be doing a public service by educating non-snake handlers about what to do with a rattlesnake if they’re bitten or in close proximity to a snake speak with a forked tongue. 691 more words


Chapter One: A Tingling Sensation

After a week or two of riding herd over a thousand longhorns, a cowboy could sense when something was different.  Cattle acting on edge could be the sign of a predator close by.   906 more words

Cattle Drives

The Knife

Item #9 found in my treasure chest – the knife 

When most people not from Texas, think of Texas, they think of burning heat, rocks and dust, cactus and ugly mesquite trees. 296 more words

Creative Writing

Deja Vu (all over again) :D

My plan this afternoon was to take a 45 minute walk on the Florida Scenic Trail and then retrace my steps, which would have been a nice walk for both Sheba and me. 260 more words