Category Archives: Bearkind

All about bears – in Literature and in the Wild.

National Wildlife Refuge Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Zoo

Colorado Sanctuary — Nation’s Oldest Wildlife Refuge — Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Abandoned Argentinian Zoo     “Don’t fence me in!” Sad, isn’t it?  You’re a grown-up bear, lovin’ the scents of open grass on the free breezes … Continue reading






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PAN by Knut Hamsun – Under a Strange Sky

  From the Author of GROWTH OF THE SOIL…     PAN, A Northern Novel by Knut Hamsun   “I have gone to the forest.”  The Northland is a world unto itself.  And I grew up in the Northwoods of … Continue reading






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World Wildlife Conservation Day – It Began With Teddy Roosevelt

  World Wildlife Conservation Day — It Began With Teddy Roosevelt!     “Here is your country! Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s … Continue reading






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Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?

  Canada’s National Bird: Grey Jay, Whiskey Jack – Loon?   You’ve probably read the reports: “When news broke that Canadian Geographic had picked the diminutive Grey Jay, also called the Whisky Jack, as its nomination for Canada’s official National … Continue reading






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Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

  Bob Dylan Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature     Yes, it’s true.  For my generation — us Boomers — most of our great writers are our Singer-Songwriters.  They sang our lives. So I cheered at the Announcement. Nobel … Continue reading






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The Walter Lantz Story: Woody Woodpecker, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy & the Beary Family

  The Walter Lantz Story: Woody Woodpecker, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy & the Beary Family – A Tribute   “Guess who?  Ha-Ha-Ha Haaa Ha!”  “Everybody thinks I’m crazee-ee-ee.  Yessiree, that’s me, that’s me.  That’s what I’m cracked up to be. … Continue reading






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L Sprague de Camp’s ZEI Novels in the Edgar Rice Burroughs Tradition

  L Sprague de Camp’s ZEI Novels in the Edgar Rice Burroughs Tradition   “On a fine clear morning, the sun rose redly over the rim of the Banjao Sea.  The rising sun, which the Krishnans call Roqir and the … Continue reading






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Celebrating P G Wodehouse & The Whimsical, Witty World of Jeeves

  Right Ho!  Celebrating P G Wodehouse & The Whimsical, Witty World of Jeeves     “P G WODEHOUSE IS ENGLISH LITERATURE’S PERFORMING FLEA.” Sean O’Casey “I’M BITTEN.  WHAT A DIVINE ITCH!” Brian Alan Burhoe   The World of Jeeves … Continue reading






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Nell Shipman Nude Scene

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  Nell Shipman Nude Scene — Complete Moving Picture World & Vancouver World Ads   WARNING: This page contains images of nudity.  Some modern viewers may be amused, bemused or even tickled pink.       Early in the silent movie … Continue reading






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Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908

  “THE CLIMATE HAS CHANGED AND IS STILL CHANGING.” President Theodore Roosevelt, 1908       Teddy Roosevelt Called it Climate Change in 1908   As a Canadian, I’ve never had much to do with party politics. OK, I’ve posted … Continue reading






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