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Yawning Hippo

Happy hippos?  This might give you a different impression of the chubby cuties depicted in cartoons and children’s literature.  I took this shot at the Tanzanian hippo pool shown here in an earlier blog.  It’s a close-up of the hippo in … Continue reading

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Lion Cubs

Exciting times here in the Midwest, a new litter of lion cubs born at the zoo (Duh!  Did I have to mention that lions are not indigenous to Nebraska?)  about three weeks ago.  This little fella was the only one … Continue reading

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Gobble, Gobble!

Wow, there’s a face only a mother could love.  Who was the first to get up the nerve to eat that?  Something to think about while we give thanks for all of our blessings. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Thought for the Day: … Continue reading

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Baby, Dog and Ice Cream

A nine month old baby, a dog and an ice cream cone adds up to an adorable scene.  The toddler wants to share his ice cream cone with the dog, the four legged thing that has been with him since … Continue reading

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Out to Pasture

I love old barns.  Regardless of how neglected or useless they look, they seem to have a quiet dignity about them, an aura of mystery and wisdom.  The saying, “If these walls could talk” always come to mind when I … Continue reading

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Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing

What you see is not always what you get.  Get the picture? Thought for the Day:  Socialism is great — until you run out of other peoples’ money.  Margaret Thatcher

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Mother Goose

I’m almost certain this is Mother Goose.  She wasn’t wearing a shawl, grandma glasses and a dowdy old hat.  Of course not, she was probably incognito.  She wasn’t reciting “Hey Diddle Diddle” or “Hickory Dickory Dock”; that would call too … Continue reading

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