Month: April 2016

April 25, 2016 cathyparkerus2015@

SEAWORLD MAKES MAJOR ORCA CONCESSIONS Most of us are aware by now of the announcement by SeaWorld that it is ending its orca whale breeding program, thanks in no small part to the eye-opening, heart-wrenching documentary, “Blackfish.” Does this end to breeding mean that among the SeaWorld facilities, when the current captive orcas have died,…

April 18, 2016 cathyparkerus2015@

Write What You Know Yada Yada   You writers have heard it a thousand times, right? Write what you know. And you think: What I know could put cowboy to sleep during a steer riding contest. Or: What I know would get me arrested if I enlightened my chosen target audience of grade schoolers. Or…