Tag: Animals

Three Weekends of Writers

We’re a (very) short three weeks and four days from the beginning of Loganberry Books’ Author Alley gatherings. For three Saturdays in a row, the good people at Loganberry Books will bring together up to 30 area authors to talk about their work. Each… Continue Reading “Three Weekends of Writers”

Coming Soon to an Ohio Near You

Please pass the word along to your reader friends near and far. We’re bound to have a fun time talking about elephants, not to mention all the other stuff that crops up. Hope you’ll join us in September at the Thompson Branch of Geuga… Continue Reading “Coming Soon to an Ohio Near You”

Cindy

There isn’t a lot known about Cindy the elephant. Born in Thailand, she was exported to the US at a young age (likely too young to be away from her mother), bought by this person and that, and eventually wound up at Point Defiance… Continue Reading “Cindy”

Bit of Pleasurable News

On June 5, I received an email from Sharon Glaeser at the Oregon Zoo. In part, she wrote: “I have a tribute to Roger to share with you. We finally published our long-term study on our bulls … In our long list of thanks… Continue Reading “Bit of Pleasurable News”

A Hearty “Thank You”

…to the staff and patrons at Estacada Library in Estacada, OR for the opportunity to be the kick-off presenter for the 2022 Adult Programming. I appreciate all who attended, eager to learn more about my friend Roger Henneous and his remarkable elephants through my… Continue Reading “A Hearty “Thank You””

Newburyport Literary Festival Goes Virtual TODAY!

Hey, everyone. When COVID-19 struck and changed all our lives, the lovely folks behind the Newburyport Literary Festival were convinced it spelled the end of this year’s event. NOT SO! Just check out their website, Newburyport Literary Festival to find out about all the wonderful options.… Continue Reading “Newburyport Literary Festival Goes Virtual TODAY!”

World Tour – The Final Two Days

By the end of our day at the zoo–and walking around Portland, window-shopping and stuffing ourselves with great food–I was more toast than human. We’d planned on driving the three hours of Bend, OR that night, but Ed and I were both so wrung… Continue Reading “World Tour – The Final Two Days”

World Tour – Intermission

I’m sorry to have been away for a couple of days. Like the rest of you, I’m dealing with the Corvid-19 threat as best as possible, but refocusing my efforts into wiping down surfaces, taking an inventory of what we have, what we need,… Continue Reading “World Tour – Intermission”

March Events

As the ELEPHANT SPEAK launch date approaches, I thought I’d give everyone a run down for the month of March (so far): March 4 – KATU “Afternoon Live” appearance (to air between 2-3 pm) BOOK LAUNCH – Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside Street, Portland,… Continue Reading “March Events”

Do Tell

T’other day, it were pourin’ down when the turkeys came from the woods–single-file, bunched, single-file, bunched–like one of them wire slink toys kids like to make march down the stairs. It were a miserable rain, what the olders call a “wet rain,” and by… Continue Reading “Do Tell”