January 14, 2022

  • Postcard: Birthday

    Postcard: Birthday

    Hippo Birdie (two) ME!!

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  • Trip Diary: Crocodiles and Rhinos

    Trip Diary: Crocodiles and Rhinos

    When I was very small, my father used to sing silly things to me, as many parents of small children do. One of his favorites was to sing the words “Heffalumps and Woozles,” from out of the Winnie the Pooh books, to the tune of “Politics and Poker,” from the Broadway musical “Fiorello!” I now understand the compulsion. All day today, I’ve been singing “Crocodiles and Rhinos” to myself, using the same tune.

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