Archive for September 2016

Time is Running Out for the African Elephant

      At the rate that African elephants and rhinos are being slaughtered, they will become extinct within our lifetimes. Within a decade. The facts are chilling: Every 15 minutes, an elephant in Africa loses its life to poachers, at the rate of 96 a day, up to 50,000 a year. These sophisticated, well-funded, well-organized... Read more »

9/11 Made Us Better People, for a Moment

I wasn’t going to write a 9/11 anniversary post. What do I have to add to the millions of words already being written? I won’t do a Where-I-was-and-what-I-was-doing or How-it-changed-me/us-forever piece. Nobody cares, least of all me. Blessedly, I was not in New York that day. Most blessedly of all, I didn’t know anyone who... Read more »