The Lion


  Ever consider sticking your head inside a ferocious lion’s mouth?   Under normal circumstances, probably not one of your top priorities, but remember seeing the circus lions for the first time?  Eyes wide with astonishment as the tamer opened the mouth of the King and gallantly stuck his head in, then safely back out happily […]

LANDMARK – Adventure Science on American Prairie Reserve


  Bringing Adventure-Science to the American Prairie From Marco Polo to Lewis and Clark wide open grasslands have long inspired adventurous spirits, and voyages of discovery. However, very few of these vast landscapes still exist unaltered. Only the steppes of Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Patagonia and the Northern Great Plains of America have never been plowed and […]

How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes


  How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes Now is a great time to search for nesting Florida sandhill cranes.  Most Floridians know that cranes are cherished members of our communities since so many can be found in our urban areas.  They are very social birds during the off season congregating in large groups but […]

Tampa Bay Photo Shootout


Calling all photographers!  Join us for the Tampa Bay Photo Shootout in St. Petersburg, Florida being held from April 4- 6, 2014.  This event brings photographers from across the country together for photography, education, sightseeing, camaraderie and fun.  Attendees will participate in four photography workshops of their choice, a keynote presentation by Jim Clark, two […]

Bear Bath with Brutus


    by Sherry Gillam It was mid October when I first met Brutus & his bear friends.  So very many times I have passed this place, which is only about 15 min east of Bozeman and located just off the interstate.  Seemed like such a “tourist trap”, so I had never even considered visiting […]



by Sherry Gillam We hadn’t spotted a moose all summer long in Montana…not even in Yellowstone Park, which is very odd.  Maybe we had been looking too hard.  It was early October in the late afternoon and we had pulled off the highway near a tiny town near Bozeman.  I had spotted an interesting thing […]

A New Pet-Friendly Hotel on St. Simons Island

Pets at The King and Prince

If you want to bring your favorite four-legged friend with you on vacation, St. Simons Island now has a new location for you and your pup to stay! The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort is now pet-friendly for pets weighing 25 pounds or less. Rooms in the partial ocean view Oleander Building as […]

Melissa Hill / Buffalo Bill Center of the West


  Speaker, Melissa Hill of the Draper Natural History Museum discusses birds of prey at The Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Melissa and her volunteer raptor handlers present four raptors, including a peregrine falcon, red-tailed hawk, turkey vulture, and a great horned owl. The program, known as the Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience, is very […]

The Book of Mormon at The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, January 28


  Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Time: 7:30 pm Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time.” From South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, it’s the Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best […]

Christ Church on St. Simons Island, Georgia

Christ Church

Christ Church on St. Simons Island, Georgia This beautiful, historic church was built in 1883 by Anson Phelps Dodge, Jr. as a memorial to his first wife. The church and it’s grounds are deeply rooted in history and played a large role in the beginning of the Methodist church in America. Today, the church is […]