Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Bonds between Traumatized Veterans and Traumatized Parrots
is the subject of a fascinating  article by Charles Siebert in the Sunday, January 31st, 2016 New York Times Magazine,  entitled "Of a Feather: What the Surprising Bonds Between Damaged Parrots and Traumatized Veterans Can Teach Us About Animal Intelligence."  A follower of  this blog provides the link at 
The parrot above is a green electus.                     

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

College of Lake County Announces 2016 Veterans Creative Arts Festival, Thursday, March 10

Co-sponsored with Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, questions about the event can be addressed to Tricia Stewart,224-610-3617,

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Offers Free Recording of DD-214 Discharge Papers

Karen A. Yarborough, Cook County Recorder of Deeds, has created a special Veterans Service Office at 118 N Clark St., Room 210,Chicago to assist veterans and their families in recording and certifying at no charge the veterans DD-214 Discharge Papers.