Category Archives: Elephants

World Elephant Day 2015 tale

Elephants are the official karmic mascot of 1001, The Reincarnation Chronicles.  In honor of World Elephant Day, re-visit this story of one of the noble critters from the series.

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A Winter’s Tale of Denial

Not to complain, but a friend of mine just landed in Anchorage, Alaska, and wrote that it was warmer there than here in New York City.  The wind chill is minus 25!  My car temperature says One!  When I open the door to let them out, my cats look at me like I’m nuts!  Brrrnik!… Continue Reading

7 Cool Quotes About Earth’s Reincarnations

I want to share a fascinating NY Times article about an avalanche of new fossil findings on the planet.  I’m writing a section of 1001 where the characters recall their past lives feuding as prokaryotes, dwelling in urban algal colonies, and towering over the first puny amphibians — as old trees.  Paleontologist Michael Novacek raises… Continue Reading

Elephant Tale for World Elephant Day

The Tale of the Oldest of Worlds             There, snacking on the abundant plant life with their frontal feeders, the “pro-boscis” that much later classified them as Proboscidians in our prehistoric eras, we find a beloved sight.  “Front feeder” earned them that name, but they were the First Feeders, too,… Continue Reading