It would be difficult to create a better superhero. The green darner dragonfly should have its own comic strip, book and movie deal. Its qualities...
The reign of the water queen is coming to an end. Fall brings the last of the fragrant flower of what Texans call the water queen, more commonly...
E.B. White found appreciation in even the simplest of life’s tasks. He believed that “We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if...
Don’t be shocked if you see an Atlantic torpedo ray. Surprise might be your first response to this large and unusual creature, but a jolt of...
It was a somewhat small fish in a big pond. Though measuring just under a foot, this creature would never have to fish for a compliment. It was a...
Consider yourself lucky if you are not part of the one per cent. It is not riches and luxury that are to be avoided; rather, the severe illness that...
“Tis not her coldness, father, That chills my labouring breast; It’s that confounded cucumber I’ve ate and can’t digest.”
“Life was simpler when apples and blackberries were only fruit.” Though these fruits have become technological marvels, I still prefer the delicious...
Virgil warned us to be wary of the snake in the grass, but I am suggesting an addition to that advice. Beware of the snake in the water, too! We all...

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