Kenneth Setzer

Lost & Found—the Atala Butterfly

Let’s look at another Lazarus species (believed extinct but found alive). This time, let’s choose an animal: I present the beautiful little gem that is the atala butterfly.

July 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

177 Years Ago Today . . . The Seminole Wars

Key Biscayne sits off the east coast of South Florida, just south of Miami Beach, and north of the beginning of the Florida Keys archipelago. It faces out to the … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Old Bones and (Nearly) Forgotten Cemeteries

Do you ever explore cemeteries? I’m one of those people who likes to walk around old graveyards. A taphophile is one who digs (Ha ha, get it? Sorry) graves, cemeteries, … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Island Can Only Be Found by Those Not Seeking It

While perusing CNN for anything of interest this headline grabbed my attention: “An ‘Undiscovered’ South Pacific Island”

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

On this Day in Publishing History …

When I opened Google today, the Google doodle featured this beautiful scene from one of my favorite author’s magnum opus:

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vestiges — Ancient and Otherwise — in New York City

I recently returned from a long weekend in NYC. I hadn’t been back since 2008, and as always it has changed a lot. A bit cleaner and seemingly safer; consequently … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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