Swim with Otters

You can swim with otters
at this Louisiana animal preserve

Our lives just got so much better!
Claudia Seibert, WTOL
h/t Tonypete on A♠


If watching videos of the adorable little guys just isn’t doing it for you anymore, how would you like to actually swim and interact with them?

A Louisiana animal preserve can make your dreams come true! …

Visit Barn Hill Preserve’s website for more information or to reserve a tour.

Crossing Guard Killed Saving Two Young Brothers

c/o KSHB
c/o Daily Caller
h/t J.J. Sefton’s Morning Report on A♠

An 88-year-old crossing guard at a Catholic school in Kansas is being hailed as a hero after he saved two kids from being hit by a speeding car.

Bob S. Nill, who was known locally as Mr. Bob, was struck by a black sedan Tuesday morning while leading kids through his crosswalk at Christ the King Catholic School in Kansas City, Kansas, according to USA Today.

Small Friends

Sunny Skyz:
A Pigeon That Can’t Fly
A Puppy That Can’t Walk

h/t FenelonSpoke on A♠
See Sunny Skyz for more great pix and the story
of Herman the pigeon and Lundy the chihuahua!

pigeon and chihuahua friends

Recommended Destinations:

Bluebird of Bitterness
Caturday Funnies

Ace of Spades
Saturday Pet Thread

Folks sharing pet pix is just one of the many great aspects of the Pet Thread. I don’t swipe feature pix of Ace of Spades folks’ pets, as a rule, but this one was just irresistable.

Here’s a pic in similar spirit,
c/o chrissy on PoliNation

The Legend of Chief Shannon Kent

By Marty Skovlund, Jr., Coffee or Die – May 13, 2019
h/t Sharkman on A♠

…Kent’s kind eyes and friendly demeanor aren’t exactly what the average person thinks of when asked to describe a seasoned special operator hunting down ISIS though. And maybe that’s an advantage when assigned to the most secret, oft-rumored unit in the shadowy Joint Special Operations Command. She was used to working alone or in small teams, almost always clandestinely, but sometimes covertly and under cover. And she was damn good at her job.…

Read all about her at Coffee or Die