Mousy Cats and Sheepish Cayotes: The Science of Animal Personalities

Mousy Cats and Sheepish Cayotes: The Science of Animal Personalities

By John A. Shivik Any pet lover can tell you that the relationship between humans and their four-footed friends is more akin to family tie than to animal and caretaker. Most of us would vow that our pets’ reactions and behaviors are intuitive and emotional not just instinctual and transactional, although heretofore there was little support for that opinion from the scientific community. However, recent years have brought an increased understanding of Read more »
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May 05, 2018
kid’s corner: Wordy Birdy

kid’s corner: Wordy Birdy

By Tammi Sauer, Illustrated by Dave Mottram Wordy Birdy, is a very chatty bird who talks WAY more than she listens! She has lots to say and sometimes that can get her into trouble. Know anybody like that? One day, while she’s walking through the forest, Wordy Birdy’s gift of gab and lack of listening threatens to put her in real danger. “That’s a pretty tree and that’s a pretty tree Read more »
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May 05, 2018
What it Means to be a Lady

What it Means to be a Lady

By Lana Turnbull After watching the service for First Lady Barbara Bush and hearing the heartfelt testimonials about the person she was…her toughness, her kindness, her signature pearls, her mismatched Keds, it occurred to me she was the perfect example of not just a First Lady, but a real lady. When I was growing up, before I went anywhere in public I couldn’t leave the house without a parental reminder to Read more »
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May 05, 2018

In many cultures elders are held in high regard and are treated with great dignity and respect. In some ways this deference to older generations was a practical matter. It made sense to assume the most senior members of the family had experienced more of life and likely had developed more wisdom and insights into how to deal with its challenges. They also held a treasure trove of information about Read more »
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May 05, 2018
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