Posted September 20, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

On February 7, 1930 a lion cub was born at Goebel's Wild Animal Farm, an animal theme park and training facility in Thousand Oaks, California. Many of the wild animals there were destined for Hollywood to appear in movies. At the tender age of three weeks (!) this little lion cub was sold to Roscoe Turner, an airplane pilot, to help promote the Gilmore Oil Company. The cub was promptly named "Gilmore."

Posted September 18, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Mother Nature has an amazing capacity for diversity and seems to constantly amaze us. Sometimes new species are discovered that just seem completely unbelievable in their appearance. This can include the Pinocchio Frog, the Red-Lipped Batfish, and the Saiga Antelope. Each of these animals has an astounding physical feature that makes it hard to believe that they exist. Speaking of antelope the Cloud Antelope has been astounding the internet for some time now.

Posted September 17, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

*boop* Hey, squirrel! Stop eating and get down here. It's time for a game of tag.

Posted September 17, 2018 by M Dee Dubroff

In San Raphael, California, a guide dog in training named O'Neil became a hero when he saved the lives of two people from an out of control. car. Read to learn more about this amazing dog hero.

Posted September 16, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Hi Coat Rack Head! How's it going out in the wild today?

Posted September 13, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

The new Farmers' Almanac says that a good share of us will be facing a cold and snowy winter this year. To be precise, it says that where I live there will be "teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow." While these days we have loads of weather forecasters with their electronics, radar, and satellites to keep us up-to-date on what is going to happen, we once relied on nature to fill us in on what the future inter held in store for us.

Posted September 12, 2018 by Kitty Devine

There are baby bibs out there that you will use without giving them a second thought and give them away when your child outgrows them. Then there are bibs like the Silly Sloth Bucket Bib which will become a family heirloom.

Posted September 11, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

In Scandinavia, like other parts around the world, it is imperative to get the cows home at night after they have spent the day in their grazing lands. Instead of using motor vehicles, horses, or dogs to herd them by force they sing. In Norway and neighboring parts of Sweden cows are led home by a haunting, ethereal, and somewhat nasal form of song that draws then to the person singing.