Marabou Stork

Marabou Stork Storks enjoyed a favorable connotation when I was a kid. The myth about the stork delivering babies was known world wide, and illustrations always presented them pleasantly; i.e. happy, friendly, trustworthy, reliable, etc. That reputation was shattered when I met the Marabou Stork in its natural habitat -- the local garbage dump in … Continue reading Marabou Stork


Wow, and I thought pelicans were homely; this is definitely a face only a mother could love. Seriously, is this the thing that delivers babies?! Thought for the Day:  His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.                               … Continue reading Stork


Last Friday, late afternoon, I got a call from my daughter saying the stork has been sighted.  "Oh, and by the way," she calmly stated, 'the landing gear is already lowered".   I felt my heart racing, so I started my breathing exercises.  Oh, wait, I'm not the one having the baby. I certainly wasn't … Continue reading Froggie