Meet A Cheetah!

I will spare you the bad jokes of “take a seatah to see a cheetah” “what a treatah” “cheetahs are neetah” or “nothing sweetah than a cheetah” (OK I could not help myself). In a past blog I told you about my experience about visiting Dr. Laurie Marker at the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia […]

You Wanna Go Where?

Because we live in a big country with few bordering countries most of us do not know our geography very well. A few years back I took a very unusual trip with some fellow members of the Los Angeles Adventurers Club.  We were going to West Africa to learn and observe voodoo culture.  Our trip […]

From the Same Family Tree – Chimpanzees

Did you know that chimpanzees are about 96% genetically the same as we are?  On Earth Day Walt Disney Films released the documentary film Chimpanzee.  I have not had the time to see it yet, but I am eager to experience the story of Oscar, a young chimp who is orphaned, but is taken in […]

An Old Friend Of Mine Is Expiring

An old friend of mine is expiring and I am very sad about it.  I am frustrated because there is nothing I can do to prevent it.  I have known this friend for almost 10 years.  This friend has been with me on every one of my adventures and has helped me each step of […]

The Fowler Museum of Cultural History

The Fowler Museum of Cultural History is one of my favorite places to visit in Los Angeles. First I am a UCLA grad. It’s nice to get a chance to see what’s up at the old campus. Second, as a member of the Los Angeles Adventurers Club and as Southern California chapter chair for the […]