Free Range Free Chat

Free Range Free Chat

The Westminster Kennel Club still held its annual dog show this week– relocated with COVID protocols– but otherwise, the same fascinating show. This year, four new breeds were included and the Best In Show was MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

So this week I started planning (for real this time) a road trip for next month. Each summer we look forward to packing up the summer car and heading Up North — more a state MORE

Free Range Free Chat

Free Range Free Chat

Good morning, News Viewers and Happy Monday; this is Free Range Free Chat, our open thread with the free-wide-open ranging themes of animals (including people and bugs), the environment (including the physical and political) and MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

It’s hot, and I have (vaccinated) out-of-state family coming. Now I don’t have the heat wave the west coast is having, but we are looking at 90’s and humid right through the weekend. So I MORE

Free Range Free Chat

Free Range Free Chat

Hiya from Free Range Free Chat, our open thread about all things living on this planet, and all things planet related as it supports that life.. Today is Memorial Day of 2021, a day set MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Summer officially kicks off this weekend, and while it hasn’t climbed above 50 degrees yet today, I’m willing to overlook today’s temps to a sunnier and warmer tomorrow, and I’m beginning to think about summer MORE

Free Chat Friday

Free Chat Friday, Week 21

happy Friday peeps — that last cartoon about Eric Carle–he wrote “The very hungry caterpillar”, a kids book with the best art — it’s a loved book because of the pictures. Here’s the caterpillar– RIP MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Cheers and welcome to the 5:00 Somewhere Lounge where I’m hanging out in my flip-flops with a cool summer cocktail in hand! Woot-woot! We’ve been unseasonably warm in the mid- and upper-80s for a few MORE

Free Range Free Chat

Free Range Free Chat

Last spring, people opened their windows to a symphony. Swallows burbled, doves cooed, and sparrows chirped—and to many listeners, these passerine performers had never seemed so loud. For nature lovers, wearied by the tragedy of coronavirus and lockdown MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its class of 2021 inductees this week, to join a list of those who shaped the history of music. In order to be inducted into the Cleveland MORE