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    Polar Bears As An Indicator Species

    I’ve always been absolutely fascinated by polar bears. I can remember seeing one up close for the first time at the Omaha Zoo. (seriously one of the best!) My son & I were there and right up close. Which basically means we were standing at the glass that looks into the water pool that is a part of the polar bear habitat. We were lucky enough to accidentally walk up right when they were feeding this gorgeous creature. They threw in a few small snacks & the polar bear was unmoved by the idea of it all. Then. They threw a watermelon into the water. That polar bear gracefully dove…

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    Why a car?!?

    I’m sure by now you’ve heard about how Elon Musk has sent a Tesla Roadster and a Starman into space. A car. And. Well. I have questions. I’ve read article after article trying to wrap my head around this whole event. Trying to figure out WHY. Why a car? Just why? I get it’s entertaining?! It’s never been done before?! It’s all in the name of science. Sure. It IS pretty significant. I can admit that and respect the sheer impressiveness of it all. Of seeing the Starman cruising through space in a convertible like any other great day for a drive with the top down. BUT. WHY. That car…

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    We are all stardust. You & me.

    We’re all familiar with the quote about how we are all basically stardust, right? “Humans and their galaxy have about 97 percent of the same kind of atoms” Just Look It’s always been something fun to talk about with friends over happy hour or while laying in bed with the little on a lazy weekend morning. But the other morning when I was standing out on my deck taking in the beauty that is my backyard, I became very aware of how true the above discovery really is. The next time you find yourself squinting as a result of the sun’s glorious power to shine, slow down. Revel in that…

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