When I moved to this two-acre croft in Iowa, just outside Iowa City, I was pleased to become part of the management of a…

  Whether you’re a follower of the “Good Book” or not, the time-honored classic contains a lot of good advice for everyday life.  One example…

  Emus, Ostriches, and Rheas—all flightless “running birds”—belong to the same class: “Aves”.  Emus resemble ostriches somewhat in appearance, but are significantly smaller and more…

  The iconic image of a mother hen, clucking gently to a clutch of adorable chicks, following her all around.  This is the stuff of…