Mark Twain: My Albatross.

The oldest known, living wild bird in the world is a Laysan albatross, at 64 years of age. She showed up recently at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, just in time for the breeding season. There are more¬†photos here, if your voyeuristic nature is piqued, of what happens when she and her mate see each…

Happy Birthday, Robert.

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” Today, I honor Robert Lee Frost, the poet who endorsed free thinking and a “forge your own path” philosophy for life in his poem The Road Not Taken. Or did he? A…