She Kept A Parrot

Okay, so the title is a classic Bait-and-Switch! I didn’t see one snake or scorpion or tarantula… This weekend I went with the kids to their ranch in Duval County, Texas....

I just might be the only old woman who would buy a bison jawbone! (Bison Occidentalis) It is from the Pleistocene period 1,000 to 15,000 years old. Found in the Kansas...

Sam is a baby Veiled Chameleon. His body is about 3.5 inches long. He is perhaps two months old. I have had Sam for four days. And, I am still trying...

Well, Little Lucy is not gravid. After a weekend of hand-wringing, She was able to see the vet. The good news is that her bone density is superb. She is not...

Oh, Dear!  I think Little Lucy is gravid (about to lay eggs)! She is exhibiting all the signs of a gravid dragon. Some female dragons who are not bred will lay...

The Pyramid Rainforest at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas There are many levels of exotic plants and animals and birds on the walk through the pyramid. Charlie, do you remember the...

Charlie, you never liked the Bearded Dragons. I remember when we bought the terrarium for Mr. Frog. I suggested that you could use it for a Bearded Dragon when you tired...

When you are no longer required by civility to answer the phone or the door, When you are no longer required to go out into the world of work, When you...

Charlie, if you saw a video of an old lady talking to a box of roaches after midnight in her kitchen, which of the following would you think? A.  Eww!  That’s...

Charlie, you will surely have many memories of my profound deafness according to the Whispering Coldeweys. Or, as the old folks used to say, She’s deaf as a post! This is...