Every state thinks that they have the greatest natural environment and the best “birding” in the country. They’re wrong, of course. Florida is clearly the best. And we have some photographic proof in this article.
We also have some really interesting courses coming up in our Fall semester. We’ll give you more information about them at the end of the article. (More…)
A frog jumps on my head and becomes slightly tangled in my hair this morning at 3:30 a.m. while I am sleeping. When I first feel it in my hair, I think I am dreaming of my Burmese cat, Spike, who was in my life for 16 years and woke me up when he had some kind of emergency during the night, or when he thought I should know something important that he knew and I didn’t.
But when the frog leaps from my head to the floor and the soft but distinct thud wakes me up, I turn on the light, see what is huddled there on the floor next to the bed, and try to decide what to do. Should I ignore it and go back to sleep? What if it jumps on my head again? I wonder – that’s cat behavior, but isn’t that unusual behavior for a frog? What was it trying to tell me? (More…)
OLLI-USF offers some excellent travel opportunities, many of which enable you to actually visit the places you learn about in OLLI classes.
But OLLI will have to call in Elon Musk—or perhaps a time travelling Jean Luc Picard—to let you visit the places Lt. Commander Fulvia M. Fiorani will cover in her class this semester: The Universe – A Cosmic Journey. (More…)