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Crocodiles and Alligators

Crocodiles and Alligators by Rita Goldner As a kid, I didn’t have many books to read at home. My parents were avid readers, and owned collections of Shakespeare and the works of Rudyard Kipling, but not his children’s classics. Having … Continue reading

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Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl by Rita Goldner I approach this month’s animal blog with fondness because it’s about a neighbor of mine. I sometimes see a great horned owl during early morning walks, sitting and glaring. Owls have eyes set forward-facing … Continue reading

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Octopus: Chameleon of the Sea?

Octopus: Chameleon of the Sea? by Rita Goldner Today’s Amazing Animals Blog feature is the incredible octopus. I say incredible, literally, because most people find this wonderful creature’s weird appearance and behavior hard to believe. We’re all acquainted with the … Continue reading

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Jaguar

Jaguar by Rita Goldner In keeping with my theme of blogs about interesting animals, this month I present the jaguar. I’ve chosen this magnificent big cat because a particular jaguar has been in the news lately here in Arizona. A … Continue reading

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Wild Horses

Wild Horses by Rita Goldner As an avid plein air painter, I often find myself on a folding chair on the banks of the Salt River. The landscape itself is picturesque enough, but sometimes I get a bonus. Several small … Continue reading

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The Science of H2O

The Science of H2O by Rita Goldner Lately I’m knee-deep in research on water, specifically the water cycle. I’m close to the finish line for my picture book, Agent H2O Rides the Water Cycle. I’ve completed the text, and it’s … Continue reading

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Write About What You Know… (or Not!)

Write About What You Know… (or Not!)   by Rita Goldner Writers are often directed in how-to books, classes, and webinars to write about a familiar subject, something about which they can speak with authority. Even better, the writing coaches … Continue reading

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