Dispersal: Lessons from Cattle Egrets and Crocodiles

Dispersal is a different type of “migration.” There may be negative reasons for it—usually overcrowding—but it doesn’t have the violent upheaval characteristics of being a refugee or displaced person. I wrote about the dispersal of cattle egrets, crocodiles, and the amazing journeys of the Polynesians in “Voice of a Voyage: Rediscovering the World During a […]

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Turkey’s Spiral Downward Is Being Ignored

  Okeechobee Waterway will have to wait. I am drawn into Turkey’s current tragedy. Ironically I had just written about Turkey in my blog of Feb 28 with quotes from my book, Voice of a Voyage: Rediscovering the World During a Ten-year Circumnavigation, that are ominously prescient of today’s situation. I repeat a small segment […]

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Turkey: Hints at Today

“Today, the Turks have their own political meltemi. Do they follow the wisdom of their father, Ataturk, and maintain a secular government, or do they follow the fundamentalist Islamics calling for a religious-based political and social structure? I wondered if given Turkey’s present political conundrum the amazing underground cities of Cappadocia might have another use […]

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