January 2017 Newsletter

CrowI am Mr. McKrekor, the offspring of KAR, an early childhood friend of Lilian’s granddaughter Ebony.  KAR talked to Ebony starting during an early age, Ebony in turn, was always able to tell her Grandmother what it was KAR wanted to relate.  When I decided to hatch on Planet Earth I wanted to stay close to the family my ancestor KAR spend most of his time with.  So here I am, like KAR, observing, reporting and interacting with Ebony’s Grandmother Lilian.

In some cultures, we Crows, along with our 40-kin species, are considered messengers.  We have the gift of communication amongst ourselves and with people if they are willing to pay attention and listen. I would have preferred to be a Magpie, because in my opinion they are prettier, but it was not meant to be. It is said I am the spitting image of KAR.

I have parked myself on Lilian’s porch at the moment so I can see what she is doing and if lucky can hear what she says when sharing her news. Read more …

 

December 2016 Newsletter

How refreshing!  A Dog Show on NBC!  It is so good to actually see something to enjoy on TV, so much violence and bad news. I had written the newsletter so many times in my head last few days but felt like I should wait for something BIG…. there it was…the ending to such a turbulent month.  Crazy as a Dingbat…. actually never knew what a Dingbat is, but I like the way it sounds.

As soon as the news hit of Castro’s death I knew why I had waited. Stories flooded in so here is the first one I got. Read more …

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