What’s It Means To Be Liberal


The following article, written by Lori Gallagher Witt, was sent to Ron Howard. On January 24, 2020, Ron forwarded it to Jim Pickerell, who in turn sent it to me. I think it's worth sharing. Although I agree wholeheartedly, you may not agree with every point, but it offers a lot of good ideas that are certainly worth considering. At the end of the … [Read more...]


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Click on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eyJevf-Blg&feature=youtu.be One billion animals are currently estimated dead in the fires burning in Australia. The entire town of  Paradise, California recently burnt to the ground. The map below depicts recent fires around the world. Every tiny dot represents an out-of-control … [Read more...]



This was sent to me by a friend. Normally, he sends me awesome pictures of wildlife . . . this morning was different. Read this and you won't regret it. Two Choices, What would you do? . . . you make the choice. Don't look for a punch line, there isn't one. Read it anyway. The question is: Would you have made the same choice? At a … [Read more...]


My very good friend, Louise du Toit, has put together a moving video with music and words created by her that I know will bless and uplift you. She calls it The Pledge. I would love to share it with you, but first, let me share a few tidbits about Louise . . . Louise du Toit was born and raised in breath-taking South Africa. She is an … [Read more...]


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Our Outreach Programs are provided at no cost to the child, which is why programs like this one are so critical to the work we do. More importantly, it’s participation from friends like you that make it possible. Here is how it works . . . The wildlife safari is free to volunteers. It's MISSION: New Earth's way of saying thank you. For members … [Read more...]

“Mother’s Day”

"Mother's Day" Alaskan Brown Bear - Lake Clark National Park, Alaska This is my latest creation in a series I refer to as "Photographic Reality, with A Touch of Impressionism." It began as a photograph that I made in Alaska's Lake Clark National Park. Everywhere we went during our week-long visit back in 2011, this sow and her twin cubs would … [Read more...]

Sammy the Snowy Owl: A Christmas Tale

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"Sammy, the Snowy Owl" It’s not at all uncommon for boys and girls to shyly inquire whether or not I’m Santa Claus. While I feel flattered to think that I somewhat resemble Santa, I must tell the truth. Although I’m not Santa, I know him quite well and that brings me to the story I’m about to tell . . . Now, everyone knows Santa's much too busy … [Read more...]