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When Ants Grieve

Bruce, taking a momentary rest from power walking.

Last week I went outside to take my box turtle, Bruce, for a walk.

When he finally stopped for a rest, I plopped down on the warm pavement next to him.

That was when I looked down and saw something extraordinary.

Right beside me, a colony of red ants was busily engaged in some kind of mandatory work-related conga line,...
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Why I’m Afraid to Die

While I'm typing about my fear of death, my little tortoise, Malti, is blissfully soaking up the sun and exploring the big wide world of lawn, leaves, and delicious (gulp) dead

Yup. I said it.

I said the thing I said I...
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