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Does Anyone Need a Cocaine Hippo?

The horseshoe theory of politics states that the political spectrum is shaped like a horseshoe instead of a straight line running in opposite directions.  Far-right and far-left political ideologies begin to converge, and people in those two groups start to become more aligned instead of alienated.  I think the horseshoe theory applies to blogging too.  I decided to stop writing about bees and the natural world this winter since everything is dormant.  For fun I am writing on all sorts of wackadoodle topics for my Left Field collection.  Pablo Escobar’s Cocaine Hippos are so far into Left Field that they have come right back around and fit in with my usual blogging about the natural world.  Put on your safari hats, and let’s talk about cocaine hippos!

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Why I Hate Christmas Music

This post comes with another round of disclaimers.  The content is not my usual writing about bees, gardens and dogs.  During the winter months, I am writing posts for my Out of Left Field collection.  My parents, who read my blog, asked for another disclaimer.  They are concerned that my readers will think my dislike of Christmas music is tied to my childhood Christmas experiences.  For the record, my parents made Christmas awesome.  Anything good in me comes from parents.  I claim full responsibility for my idiosyncrasies and peculiarities.

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