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A Wish for 2001

Important Correction Regarding Thumbelina

It was one of Thumbelina's granddaughters seen at Turtle Glade (near Pickle Creek) this summer, accompanied by her POSSLQ (Person of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters, according to the U.S. Census).

The young people are concerned by ever dwindling numbers of migratory birds and habitat, with the ascendency of "developers" and "bottom-line farming". Our birds are being pinched off here, and along their diminishing migratory routes to shrinking winter grounds in Latin America and the Caribbean. Even the Pope has declared it "wrong to prosper at any cost." Perhaps with help, the good will begin to police the bad.

See "Thumbelina, Parts I and II, the Grandmother's Story...."