'I was the kid always wandering off to turn over rocks and chase butterflies and bring home stray dogs. Some things you never outgrow . . .'
Cathy Taibbi (aka Birdpond) is a former professional zookeeper and conservation watchdog, sharing her passion through writing, art and roll-up-your-sleeves, hands-on work. At home she raises Paso Fino Horses, paints and sculpts and dabbles in music.