Archive | July, 2013

The Road to Peace is Paved with Understanding

A Peace to End All Peace by David Fromkin The Great Game by Peter Hopkirk Like Hidden Fire by Peter Hopkirk Setting The East Ablaze by Peter Hopkirk The road to peace is paved with understanding.  These four books create an opportunity to understand the origins of the most intractable global peace problem of the […]

NATURE | My Life as a Turkey

After a local farmer left a bowl of eggs on Joe Hutto’s front porch, his life was forever changed. Hutto, possessing a broad background in the natural sciences and an interest in imprinting young animals, incubated the eggs and waited for them to hatch. As the chicks emerged from their shells, they locked eyes with […]

Neglected Ducks Get Their First Swim

For the first time in their lives, two dozen recently rescued ducks get their first taste of life in a pond. They had been living for years with a hoarder who had them in pens without adequate access to water or proper nutrition.  Watch their exuberance in being in their natural environment!