Berlin Wall from the American Sector of West Berlin (Photographer unknown)

Can We Talk About Walls?


As WC writes this blog post, we are all of us enjoying a special Christmas gift from President Trump: the shutdown of much of the federal government. Isn’t that sweet? The president has wrecked a lot of holiday seasons solely to attempt to coerce Congress into funding his wall along the Mexican border. Can we…

Source: American Bird Conservancy

The Terrible Threat of House Cats


The American Bird Conservancy is an international leader is the efforts to save the world’s bird populations, especially birds of the Western Hemisphere. Across the Western Hemisphere, 12 percent of the New World’s 4,230 bird species are declining in population and headed for extinction in our lifetimes without immediate conservation action.The Conservancy has published its…

James MacArthur (1968), in the role of Lt. Danny "Danno" Williams

Book ‘Em, Danno


As Shannyn Moore has noted, the stupid is strong out there. The fact that we say “President Trump” is pretty strong proof that Moore is right. Where Moore and WC diverge is she thinks education can cure stupid. Another acquaintance of WC’s used to say, “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t…