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Blue Footed Booby

Blue Footed Booby by Rita Goldner The delightful subject of this month’s blog is fun and whimsical, and may even appear goofy-looking at times. Of course these attributes launch the blue footed booby to the top of my favorite birds … Continue reading

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Ants

Ants by Rita Goldner Many of my author colleagues have eschewed New Year’s Resolutions, which are often worded negatively. “I’ll give up bad eating habits,” “I’ll quit procrastinating,” “I won’t complain so much,” “I’ll organize my messy office,” and so … Continue reading

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Lifetime Gift or Landfill Gift?

Lifetime Gift or Landfill Gift? by Rita Goldner I’m telling a holiday gift-giving story in reverse. The ending is at the city dump. According to research (references listed below) approximately 1 percent of plastic toys remain in use six months … Continue reading

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Mexican Red-Kneed Tarantula

Mexican Red-Kneed Tarantula by Rita Goldner This month’s interesting animal is a Mexican red-kneed tarantula. A particularly beautiful creature, this one has red-orange leg joints. The wild ones live in the Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur mountain ranges in Mexico. … Continue reading

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Black Rhinoceros

Black Rhinoceros by Rita Goldner Today, October 1, is the anniversary of our Authors Group Blog. Welcome to the fourth year of daily blogs from authors about a kaleidoscope of topics. I kicked off the series, because I wanted the … Continue reading

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Kangaroo

Kangaroo by Rita Goldner You may have noticed that lately my posts have been about unusual wild animals. I use their behavior, habitat or physiology in an analogy to the human condition, or at least to my condition as a … Continue reading

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Predator and Prey Eyes

Predator and Prey Eyes by Rita Goldner As authors, we often use eyes as a metaphor for something else, like insight, perception, or the ability to foretell. For this post, I’m starting with a literal discussion of eyes: their pupil … Continue reading

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