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terry-spear's picture
Nov.05.2013
    Notice the lion and his pride? The females are up on the rocks, wary, watchful. The male????  What a life, eh? One male for three females. Yep. He's one happy lion. Speaking of happy, have a great Tuesday!!! Terry “Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy...
terry-spear's picture
Sep.16.2013
I’m certain you already knew this–isn’t everyone born knowing this? (My dad and mom’s favorite statement when something is soooo obvious)…but I was looking over some of my zoo pictures, and voila! Lions have spots!!! Okay, so this is what I know: Jaguars and Leopards have spots (rosettes),...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Jul.17.2013
Ten nights ago, I dreamt that we were being chased by a lion. We were in the hills. I had a small sausage with me, like one of those Hickory Farms Summer Sausages. I started tearing off chunks when we saw the lion, tossing the pieces in the direction we were not going, hoping to confuse him. We...
suellen-ocean's picture
Jun.26.2012
As genealogists our task is to reach into the past. We find the father then we want the father's father but eventually we reach silence. Who were these people? One way to decipher who your ancestors were is by analyzing their names. The surnames (and first names) of ancestors will not unequivocally...
bob-mustin's picture
Nov.16.2011
  Ordinarily, I'm all for Apple's latest OS evolutionary steps, and I understand their direction is headed toward iOS 5 - the latest software for iPod Touch, iPhone, etc. And I have absolutely no problem with buying the new OS exclusively as a download. Too, I really didn't mind buying new...
suellen-ocean's picture
Oct.06.2011
Royals borrowed from wealthy English wool merchants during the 1600s but many experts believe Romans were the importers of the famous “Cotswold Lion”. This sheep had such a nice fleece it weighed twenty-eight pounds. By 1678, the Cotswold’s wool industry had suffered so badly the famous “Cotswold...
rebbecca-hill's picture
Aug.16.2011
I could see the land for as far as my eyes could reach. Was I walking or did I have an animal instinct inside myself? The wheat colored grass crunched underfoot. I sensed that I wore a heavy regal robe or was it a sheer night dress? As if in a flash of a moment, animals started charging up from the...
suellen-ocean's picture
Aug.05.2011
It seems every culture where the lion roamed, has its own legends of heroic feats performed against one of mankind's favorite beasts. One such story is the legend of the lion that continued to torment Greece's Nemean Valley. Hercules (whom Scribner-Bantam dictionary describes as "the most...
larry-schliessmann's picture
Oct.14.2009
1. Never, pull back a curtain without knocking first. And if you can’t knock, do not tap the floor. 2. Ruby Slippers are not exactly the right footwear for Red Sox Baseball. 3. The real scarecrow is a talking head on Fox News. 4. Some South Carolina politicians are flying monkeys. 5. The real Tin...
stacy-mantle's picture
Oct.30.2008
Weird, Freaky and True: Lioness Adopts Antelope Yep, it’s true… There is no accounting for animal nature and just when we think we understand them, we learn that we don’t really have a clue. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSJYIEk5n6o Watch this lioness adopt a baby antelope she finds in the wild....