After months of prepping, I have officially launched this month my new wildlife website, Southern California Wildlife, or SoCalwild for short. The website is a mixture of news, information, resources and original content all about the diversity of wildlife we have here in the Greater Los Angeles area. From dolphins to desert tortoises, from falcons [...]
Archive for March, 2011
Talking with Joe Domand about the loss of his 22-year-old son Jeff to a car accident was difficult — what parent doesn’t have such fears? Still, Joe and wife Rita, originally from Haiti, decided to turn their grief into a memorial of life for the people of their homeland by sponsoring a school in a rural area. The best turn: the school is located in the house where Joe and his 16 siblings grew up in. Talk about giving folk the “shirt off your own back…”
An American couple on a dream trip — sail the world’s seas, meet new people, share their faith in a friendly not pushy manner, experience all life has to offer. In late February, 2011, this Santa Monica couple was found shot to death after U.S. forces boarded their hijacked vessel.
Here’s the emotional story that I did for the Catholic weekly publication, the Tidings: