FOREBODING: a strong inner feeling or notion of a future misfortune, evil, etc.


“There’s just something spooky about that place.” How many times have you said that or thought it?   It’s a common expression of anticipatory fear, stimulated by a setting, a smell, a sound, or a memory.   It tells you deep, down inside that there is something almost evil at play, and the hairs on your neck […]

SYMBIOTIC [sim-bahy-OT-ik]: a close and usually obligatory association of two organisms of different species that live together, often to their mutual benefit ; or a similar relationship between interdependent persons or groups


Every now and then you come across a photo of such animals as a lion who has adopted an orphaned monkey, or a bull and a sheep who are inseparable.   Dogs and cats are the most photographed,but I find them boring.  I’m more amused and intrigued by wild animals who find each other and form […]