The Asian small-clawed otter is the smallest of all otters.  Native to the swamps and freshwater areas of southeast (wait for it) Asia, they are seriously threatened by habitat destruction, hunting and pollution. They have 12 different types of vocalization, and this guy was being quite chatty when I snapped his pic.

When we began planning our 3 1/2 day trip to Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium was at the very top of our “must see” list.  After visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium (as recently as last summer) and the Shedd Aquarium (although it’s been a few years), we just had to see the largest aquarium in the western […]

In 2015, to mark the 100th anniversary of the iconic Coca-Cola bottle, Coca-Cola Design invited artists from around the world to create a poster using only only black, white, and Coke red.  On display in the Pop Culture Gallery during our recent visit to the World of Coca-Cola, every poster was amazing! Here are a few […]

As if the School Board knows how badly the Midwestern winters suck the life out of me, the kids always have a five day weekend in February about a month before their week-long Spring Break.  Officially the break is for spring semester Parent/Teacher Conferences and President’s Day, but I used this year’s free days to take […]