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Forest Adventure Time! (C’mon grab your friends)

Forest Adventure Time! (C’mon grab your friends)

I’m a little late to the party, but I just love the cartoon Adventure Time! It sometimes makes me wish my saggy-cheeked dog, Bosley, had special powers like Jake. Boz is mostly just a super cuddler, though, and I’m fine with that. He’s still my favorite dog. My only dog, but my favorite nonetheless. On(…)

Cold hearted snake: Okinawa’s habu

Cold hearted snake: Okinawa’s habu

Whew–you’re still with me. I wasn’t sure after that heavy post on whales last week. This week, we move through the animal kingdom to those slithery creatures you know and love: Whoops, not that guy! What is his deal? I still haven’t figured it out, but he nevertheless gives me the giggles! The most famous/notorious(…)

Walk that goat! Okinawa’s Bios on the Hill

Walk that goat! Okinawa’s Bios on the Hill

Have you ever heard someone say, “If you don’t like the weather in [name of city], just wait a few minutes, and it’ll change”? I have. In fact, I’ve heard this same expression used to describe Chicago, Los Angeles, Valparaiso (Indiana), and parts of Texas. As if these were the only places with frequently changing(…)