I kinda wish I’d had this photo available to post up for Valentine’s Day…

A million years ago, when I was still in college, my last residence was about a block from Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo.  I remember it as a small zoo with a few animals, mostly those who couldn’t survive on their own in the wild due to minor injury.  What a delight it was to visit the […]

From their pencil-thin legs to their long, flexible necks, I find flamingos fascinating.  Of course, I also like pink… On Today’s Date in the Past: Buddy Approaching Full Moon Wishes DO Come True

Whenever I see a flamingo, I am reminded of CJ Cregg’s Secret Service name on the West Wing.   When she learned that they called her “flamingo” she retorted with disgust, “the flamingo is a ridiculous looking bird!” I think they’re pretty cool.  And, if I ever need a code name, I’ll happily adopt “flamingo.” […]