A Plausible Monster? Part Three: Answering Criticisms, section B

Okay, now to dive into this topic once more. This will be the last post I do on this topic for a while, and I apologize for its considerable word count. There was a lot of ground to cover. But at last, here is section B. More criticisms answered. I welcome feedback, whether positive orContinue reading “A Plausible Monster? Part Three: Answering Criticisms, section B”

A Plausible Monster? Part Three: Answering Criticisms, section A

Introduction [Here’s section B] In the previous installments of this series, I have been arguing for the likelihood of an unclassified animal species living in the Congo. Skeptics are not buying it, often for understandable reasons. The notion of a large land-dwelling animal still being undiscovered sounds rather larger-than-life to many people, especially with WesternContinue reading “A Plausible Monster? Part Three: Answering Criticisms, section A”

A Plausible Monster? Part Two

Introduction My previous post in this series details the reasons why there might be at least one so-called “monster” (well, unknown animal) in one of the most impenetrable regions of the world: Mokele-mbembe, in Central Africa. If it accomplished anything, however, all it did was open the door and display the Congo Basin as a goodContinue reading “A Plausible Monster? Part Two”

A Plausible Monster? Part One

[Now that they are published, here’s part two and part three-A, and three-B will be released soon] I could go back to staying “safe” on this blog, and not stick my neck out again. Nothing weird or controversial. But that’s boring. And in some respects, it wouldn’t be right. For today, I thought a niceContinue reading “A Plausible Monster? Part One”

More Art, Plans for the Blog, Cameroon Voyage

I’ve been painting a good deal more than I have been writing, to my regret. But the writing is coming back to me, thanks to some writers groups I have been a part of or leading for years. The blog is going to have more musings, sharings, rants, and oddjob add-ons in general. A littleContinue reading “More Art, Plans for the Blog, Cameroon Voyage”