Monthly Archives: March 2016

Monthly Archives: March 2016

Oh, Brother, Here We Go…Pray for the Monarchs…the Whales…the Birds…and Us

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Did you ever read “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver? It is a wonderful book. In one part, she vividly describes the eerie scene when snow and ice fall on the Monarchs nesting in their West Virginia (as I recall) woods. But today comes reports that fiction has become fact. Extreme¬†cold hit the Monarchs winter nesting site in Mexico. The pictures are frightening, but let’s have faith that these animals are hardy. But still, it’s bad news. The good news, however, …