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The bears are hibernating but soon they’ll have to eat

By sheiler

It’s winter in much of the world, which means colder weather.  Sometimes snow is involved. Snow is what makes me think of hibernating bears.  And how when they wake up they’ll be hungry. And that reminded me of this research that found that we humans need predators such as bears, and wolves, cougars mountain lions, …

Contest! You know that turtle you’ve always wanted to draw?

By sheiler

I’m re-posting this so that it stands out on its own.  The Department of Environmental Protection in Connecticut is having an art contest for kids!  You don’t even have to live in Connecticut to enter the contest! All children from kindergarten through fifth grade are eligible to enter an original drawing, painting, or sketch of …

You might not see a single thing around you. You’re not alone.

By sheiler

The You Tube(r) video Once Upon a Tide presents a different kind of fairy tale. Listening to the sound a seashell makes, a real living girl enters into a sad and beautiful cartoon world of the ocean.  The storyteller in the video says, “you might find it hard to believe but I assure you it’s …

These paws are made for walking

By sheiler

Not only does Professor Blue have a blog, she also has a dog. First, we shall refer to the dog as Mr. The Dog. What does this dog do? sighs and pouts eats things he shouldn’t ‘marks territory’ sniffs everything prefers eating pizza nibbles on the ears of his best dog friends howls sometimes (he …