A-Fishionados

A-Fishionados

I grew up in a household of “a-fishionados.” My late father enjoyed freshwater and saltwater fishing and instilled the love of fishes in his 3 amigos. My two older brothers as teenagers had multiple freshwater tropical fish tanks with varieties of cool and...
Note to a Student

Note to a Student

Embrace what you love and learn new skills as your temperament and patience will allow and stop making comparisons because it is often apples to oranges.

My Quest for Creepy Crawlers

My Quest for Creepy Crawlers

Back in the day you could make your own beetle collection with metal molds, liquid latex rubber and a hot plate for young nature lovers like me. Mattel Toys came out with the Thingmaker Creepy Crawlers Bug Maker Kit in 1964. You can still find these kits on EBAY and...
My LOve of Amphibians

My LOve of Amphibians

I have always liked amphibians since going grocery shopping with my grandmother when I was 7 years old. Holding hands we would walk into the store and pass by a square upright glass vending box with little treasures encased in plastic capsules like bouncy balls, shiny...