CRITTER COMPANIONS: Extinction: It's forever?
In early February of this year, artist and writer Errol Fuller, who is known for books on extinction, wrote “Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record.”
CRITTER COMPANIONS: Dog bones: Rare, medium or well-processed?
Angela Dugrenier and Jeremy Miklas are artsy, animal-loving, Thai-food eating people that I want to hang around with. Their progressive ideas and upbeat attitudes are contagious.
CRITTER COMPANIONS: Gardening with chickens
There is no need to get mad as a wet hen if you want to juggle flourishing flower beds, viable vegetable gardens and free-range chickens.
CRITTER COMPANIONS: Let's unlabel our pets
Several weeks ago, I mentioned how we should not use labels. I said that labels are circular, meaning that if we use them we just will end up where we started. An example of a label is saying that “all scarlet macaws are vindictive” or “all pit bulls are aggressive.”
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Enough of this winter -- it's time for spring
Midway through separating the bits of dog food from the shredded paper towel pieces on the saturated bed sheet that had been strewn across the dining-room table, I finally realized I’d had enough.
Dear readers, it's me, Kenny
I have bad knees. I have been told to blame my grandmother. I have also been told to blame her for my love of animals. Today, we celebrate the 100th Critter Companions column.
'Mummies of the World' exhibit arrives in Buffalo
As visitors arrived for the recent NCAA basketball tournament games in Buffalo, a much older group of visitors arrived via motorcade at the Buffalo Museum of Science — but these newcomers to the Queen City wouldn’t be seeking out a place to have a beer between games or where to find the region’s best chicken wings.
Years later, still spending sunny days on Sesame Street
I always knew we’d hit “the Elmo years.”
Going into parenthood, it seemed like a given. Both my husband and I were “Sesame Street” fans from childhood ourselves, and we were happy enough to pass it on to a new generation. And we knew, having friends with children of the applicable age, that in this day and age “Sesame Street” equalled Elmo, the squeaky-voiced “furry red menace” (thus dubbed by Oscar the Grouch) of parents everywhere.
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