Category Archives: Fauna

Eat your carrots if you want to grow up to be big and strong

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Dear Children:

If you eat your

carrots,

you will

grow up

to be

big and strong,

like a polar bear….

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Fly your own bird of prey!

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There’s no doubt that having nice weather for about 335 days a year provides opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and all that Mother and Father Nature have to offer. In fact, even for those other  30 days each year, the weather can be so interesting that one is encouraged to go out then!

With so many days of nice weather, entrepreneurs have created companies with many interesting things to do that don’t involve sitting at a desk behind a computer or staring at a smart phone screen. One interesting thing to do that I discovered recently is flying your own bird of prey.

Sky Falconry

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I discovered a group of people preparing to fly their own birds of prey recently, near the Torrey Pines Glider Port, all listening intently to the instructions on how to do this properly so that the raptors don’t bite your nose off or grab hold of your arm and take you for a sky ride….

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Bucket List.

If you’re looking for something unique to do, contact Sky Falconry and book a Basic Falconry Lesson, a Hawk Walk, or a Photo Hawk Walk. These events are not inexpensive but I bet they provide once-in-a-lifetime memories.

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Zoey the Cool Cat’s weather forecasts

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Zoey the Cool Cat is the most accurate weather forecaster on Earth!

Sunny & hotSunny & hot

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Cloudy & coldCloudy & cold

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RainRainy

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Got its picture anyways!

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I don’t know what species of bird this is but it sure is purty.

It was zipping here and there all the while that I was doing a home inspection.

If I went outside to take its picture, it would fly into the bushes.

I got this picture from inside through a screen window with a 300mm lens.

Pretty yellow bird

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Guard Kitty with attitude

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Two pictures of the guard kitty at yesterday’s home inspection.

He was big, fluffy, beautiful, and on duty at the front entrance throughout the inspection.

Had a little attitude, too. Maybe he knew he was being forced to move….

Guard Kitty

Guard Kitty

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Happy National Cat Day from Zoey the Cool Cat!

Did you know?

Today is National Cat Day.

Here to help us celebrate is the one and only Zoey the Cool Cat.

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Are you happy?

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It’s the end of the world as we know it

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I get so tired of all these doomsday and end-of-world predictions.

I do feel rather good knowing that I have survived so many of them.

Everyone else has survived them, too, though, so what’s the purpose?

I told Zoey the Cool Cat that another doomsday prediction has the end of the world on….

….wait for it….

….TODAY!

That is, October 7.

Of course, in some parts of the world, it is now October 8.

If it doesn’t get here in the next 6 hours and 10 minutes, I’m giving up….

Anyways….

Zoey the Cool Cat wasn’t having any of it so here’s what she did:

Zoey the Cool Cat prepared for the end of the world

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