Bronze Giraffe Art

I love to see giraffes sculptures and statues.  This is one I came across in Florida a few years ago, and I just had to stop and snap a photo.  It was on display in downtown Sarasota if I remember correctly, and it looked pristine in condition.  Made you want…

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Kissing a Toad, Hoping for a Prince

Over the Thanksgiving weekend I visited Miami, Florida.  On Sunday, my wife and I took time to visit a tourist trap in the Everglades where they took you on a boat ride and then you got to sit in at a small nature show.  As part of the nature show,…

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Bulldog Food Catcher

I always enjoy watching animals and their owners in social settings.  Here is a bulldog I came across that was seated at a outdoor cafe along the Lincoln Mall Ave outdoor shopping district in Miami, Florida over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend 2011.  He was casually tossing food into the air…

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Kissing a Toad

I attended an local animal show at a Gator park in the Everglades just outside of Miami recently, and as part of this show the man handling the animals had a lady in the audience kiss a toad.  It was a really large toad, and he climbed up the steps…

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Thanksgiving Day Quotes for Reflection in 2011

Being that today is Thanksgiving in the USA, I thought I would share some famous quotes about the holiday.  Here are some that I found that I thought would be fun to share: “The observance of Thanksgiving Day–as a function–has become general of late years. The Thankfulness is not so…

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Miracle Dog

Daniel was a beagle who was intended to be euthanized.  He was a stray, dropped off at an Alabama Humane Society.  The Humane Society can only hold a certain number of dogs at a time, and on that day, 60 dogs had been dropped off.  A decision was made that…

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Air Dogs Excite the Crowds

Earlier this summer I attended a dog show hosted by the United Kennel Club (UKC).  It was held at the Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, and after touring the various dog exhibits and competitions, I wandered over the see the main attraction.  The main attraction was the ‘Ultimate Air Dog’ competition where any…