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Weekly Journal CREW volunteer reference Demotivation 1
Quotations Wildlife Profiles Demotivation 2
Thoughts Ferns of South Florida Demotivation 3
Daisy's Holiday Greetings Big Cypress Fox Squirrels Demotivation 4
Green Treefrogs Tips for Swamp Hikers
 Photographs  Pig Frogs Uncommon Southwest Florida birds
Orchids ~ Wading birds OGWIT book What Birds Think
Mammals ~ Spiders Invasive Reptiles & Amphibians Identifying lights in the sky

Turtles ~ Snakes

Collective names for wildlife

 

 

May history

2 - U.S. Special Operations Forces kill Osama bin Laden (2011)

6 - The German airship Hindenburg bursts into flames in New Jersey (1937)

7 - British passenger ship Lusitania topedoed by a German submmarine (1915)

10 - Union Pacific and Central Pacific railways linked at Promontory Point, Utah (1869)

17 - New York Stock Exchange established (1792)

18 - Mount St. Helens volcano erupts in Washington state (1980)

20 - Charles Lindenbergh takes off in the Spirit of St. Louis (1917)

20 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic (1932)

21 - American Red Cross founded by Clara Barton (1861)

May holidays: 12-Mother's Day ~ May 31-Memorial Day

 

May Birthdays

3 Golda Meir
7 Johannes Brahms
8 Harry S Truman
11 Irving Berlin
12 Florence Nightingale
18 Pope John Paul II
21 Raymond Burr
22 Richard Wagner
25 Ralph Waldo Emerson
27 Vincent Price
30 Benny Goodman