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It’s Raining Birds

It’s Raining Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 8, 2011 6

Instead of waking to falling snow as many of us did on New Year’s Day 2011, people in Beebe, Arkansas, rose to find thousands of birds—grackles, starlings and red-winged blackbirds—falling from the sky, dead.

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Pandas In Paradise

Pandas In Paradise

Brad Josephs February 6, 2011 11

As the winter passes on my thoughts turn away from the polar bears and grizzlies of 2010 and to the coming adventures of 2011. The first on the calendar for me will be guiding

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It’s All One Song | Ben’s Musings

It’s All One Song | Ben’s Musings

Ben Bressler February 3, 2011 3

Dear Friend, Someone once commented to Neil Young that his songs all seemed to sound the same. He replied that “It’s all one song.” Well, if Neil Young can admit that his music (and

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The Canine Connection

The Canine Connection

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 3, 2011 4

About 12,000 years ago in what today is the country of Israel, hunter-gatherers buried a body with its hand holding a pup. It’s not known whether the animal was a dog or a wolf.

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Levels of Uncertainty

Levels of Uncertainty

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2011 6

“I’ll never, ever go on a field trip again,” wailed the little boy ahead of me. It was in the afternoon on one of those golden fall days in Wisconsin when the trees splash

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