Tag: Carl Safina

Jul 24

Books, Movies and More—Part 2

In Brief— A continuation of the author’s listing of some of the books, movies and more that have helped shape the person s/he is. This is guaranteed to put your mind into high gear and keep you awake at night. You Are the Sum Total of All Your Experiences— It is said that that a …

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Apr 17

“Polly Want a Cracker”

In Brief—Some (not all) of what you always wanted to know about parrots. They’re much smarter than you thought. ——————————————————————————————————————————— No More “Dumb Animal” Nonsense— “Polly want a cracker” belongs to the dark ages when humans thought birds were…well-l-l, “bird brains.” Turns out they’re as smart as your little four-year-old genius. Maybe smarter. Scientist Carl …

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Feb 28

Nudity, Raccoons and Moonlight

In Brief—In a break from politics, religion and other heavy subjects, the author relates the lighter side of his life in days past. ———————————————————————————————————————– This Ain’t No Joke— Once upon a time in the faraway land of Southern California where there are only two seasons, Summer and Almost Summer, there were actually lighter moments in …

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