A Close (Mishpacha) Encounter Of The Third Kind: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the recent holiday altered my routine and i found myself on my front yard at an unusual time of day. while standing in front of the awesome 100 plus year old legacy tree, i heard noise up above a large crow stood on the branches staring down at me. shortly after, there was more noise.Continue reading “A Close (Mishpacha) Encounter Of The Third Kind: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Tail Of A Winner: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

american sports and sportsmanship is dying a slow painful death. many athletes find value social media presence and marketing over performance. also, a trend of professional sports teams have practiced in resting players. this results in paying fans deprived of their opportunity to see the sport’s superstars. finally, there is the trend of tanking. teamsContinue reading “The Tail Of A Winner: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Kill Carl: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

there is a line separating humans and animals. many humans appreciate that “wild animals” must maintain their “wildness.” in other words, their survival instincts cannot be compromised by human contact. simple acts of feeding “wild animals” can cause irreparable damage to them. they can become habituated. thus, when a “wild animal” gets too much humanContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Kill Carl: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

An Un-Bearable Injustice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

california wildlife authorities have been accused of crossing the line. a death sentence has been imposed upon a homeless state icon. the state icon is being punished in part due to property damage while homeless in los angeles california are remain essentially unpunished for causing significant property damage and structure fires. a death sentence isContinue reading “An Un-Bearable Injustice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Chimp Who Wanted to Be Human: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

how dare you! greta thunberg chita the chimp wants to be mr. chita. he is incarcerated and his caretakers are in denial. per the nypost.com reports, chita was raised by humans. researchers have found that ” chimpanzees raised by humans had difficulties integrating with other chimps with social deficiencies lasting for decades after their releaseContinue reading “The Chimp Who Wanted to Be Human: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”