“That anaconda’s body is as big as two of my thighs,” said my teenager. Walking away from the creature in the glass enclosure, we agreed that snakes don’t bother us but this snake–this anaconda with the two-thigh-sized body? She made us think of Kaa from the Jungle Book. And made us feel like Mowgli in… READ MORE >>

Warning: This post has reptiles. If slithering snakes give you the heebie jeebies, you may want to skip this one.  For my birthday this year, I went to see the Reptile Zoo in Monroe, WA. From this trip with my husband and six-year-old, I managed to squeeze a poem. I suppose I should start by… READ MORE >>

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