Christmas 2022 | return to Brooklyn and the lady who fed its birds

Since I'm in Brooklyn this Christmas, I'm going to celebrate it with a re-post about that lady I met years ago feeding birds here on Christmas morning. My Toronto daughter and I just made this trip to Brooklyn to visit my other daughter, little granddaughter and her papa. Prevented from crossing the border for years … Continue reading Christmas 2022 | return to Brooklyn and the lady who fed its birds

Rescuing Nature | the Return of Cecil | when hunting goes bad

From time to time I defend hunting on this site, as I did in my post this week about wild pigs. But that doesn't mean I defend all hunting. This week I learned we have reached the 7th anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famous male lion in Zimbabwe shot by a paying trophy … Continue reading Rescuing Nature | the Return of Cecil | when hunting goes bad

Rescuing Nature | Let’s leave wild pigs alone | these unrecognized gardeners of the planet

Here in Ontario, Canada, farmers and naturalists are alarmed about the frequent sightings of wild pigs in the southern part of the province. We're being asked to report any sightings so the authorities can go after them quickly, since experience in the USA has shown that they must be eliminated immediately. So there were a … Continue reading Rescuing Nature | Let’s leave wild pigs alone | these unrecognized gardeners of the planet

Rescuing the Future | climate change | first the simple answer

     The way out is via the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?    - Confucious   This is another subject I've been avoiding. But reading a post last week of Cheche Winnie, a  Kenyan blogger I follow (Cheche Winnie.com) because she provides an up close and interesting look into … Continue reading Rescuing the Future | climate change | first the simple answer