Monthly Archives: January 2017

Zika? Toxo? Both?!

Say “Zika virus” and most Americans immediately want mosquito abatement. Yet of a disease that can be equally horrific – and like Zika, in about 4 of 5 those afflicted have no symptoms – there is barely a whisper. This … Continue reading

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The Bane of Bird Feeders

I have been appalled to read recommendations not only to feed birds seed at a repurposed milk carton bird feeder, but to paint the entire container brown with acrylic paint. Why?¬†Shouldn’t we recycle? Don’t we care about birds? If the … Continue reading

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