• Different, but the Same

    15 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    An eternity ago, when our now-adult children were young enough to watch Sesame Street, that show used to have segments about diversity with the phrase “We're different, but the same. The same, but different.” My wife and I sometimes still quote that line in our daily conversations.
    Last week, I wrote about my recent trip from my current home of Morelia, Mexico to my childhood home of the San Francisco Bay Area in the United States, and how several species can be found in both places, in spite of how far apart they are, and yet look quite different in each place. They are, in effect, the...
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