“Tis the season” where we are all out shopping for holiday gifts for friends, family, and other loved ones. Today (Black Friday) millions of people are heading out to retailers and will spend billions of dollars for such gifts. Sadly, the vast majority of these gifts will only go to fund some deep pockets of large corporations. I am asking for people to “shop with a conscience” this year. There are many organizations out there who have online stores that support their cause.
One such organization is Wolf People. They have been around for almost 20 years and have been working hard to educate the public the unbiased truth about wolves. Continue reading
The 1990 “western epic” film starring Kevin Costner, “Dances With Wolves” is about a Union Lieutenant who is injured during the civil war and instead of having his leg amputated he decides on a “suicide by opposing forces” attempt (by charging on his horse towards confederate troops). His suicide attempt fails but the Union Army wins. He is later awarded a citation for bravery and is given the horse he rode on and his choice of any post he wants. He chooses to head out to the western frontier so he can see it before it is claimed and developed. There he meets up with local Native Americans as well as an unlikely companion – a wolf he named Two Socks since it looks like he is wearing socks on his paws.