Thursday, May 8, 2008


When I was a little girl, my uncle took our entire family to the circus. That was my first - and last - circus experience! I hated it! The clowns terrified me (and caused me to have nightmares), everything was so loud and confusing, but most of all I remember feeling so sorry for all of the animals, especially the elephants. I adore elephants!
I'm sure most of you have seen the Youtube video of the elephants in Thailand painting - literally doing self-portraits better than many humans could do! In case you missed it, here it is:

These mammoth creatures are amazing!
I recently found out that there is a haven for elephants in Hohenwald, Tennessee:

Check it out and watch the live cam and read their stories.
How wonderful that these beautiful souls can live out their lives, unshackled and free, in peace and harmony.


Anonymous said...

Very interesting!!!

Joanne Huffman said...

Have you ever read the D H Lawrence poem The Elephant Is Slow To Mate? I think you'd like it.