Peter Olander (1942-2022): ‘a 17th-century swordsman’ and ‘the fiercest captain in the Persian Gulf’ – The Royal Gazette

Peter Olander (1942-2022): ‘a 17th-century swordsman’ and ‘the fiercest captain in the Persian Gulf’ – The Royal Gazette

Peter Olander off the coast in the East End (Photograph by Jeannie Olander) A master sailor who steered ships through war zones and had a reputation as “the fiercest captain in the Persian Gulf” he was a natural master who shared his skills with many of the island’s charter boat captains. Peter Olander’s seafaring life … Read more

Virginia Faust Kiphart Bockman | Obituary

Virginia Faust Kiphart Bockman |  Obituary

Virginia Faust Kiphart Bockman went home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 7, 2022. He was born on September 1, 1927, to Clarence E. and Mary L. (Wiles) Faust, in Noblesville. On April 21, 1946, she married Robert T. Kiphart, who died on June 7, 1973. She married Ray Bockman on September … Read more

Lee Pickett: Cats and dogs don’t interbreed, but other species do | Four-legged friends and more

Lee Pickett: Cats and dogs don’t interbreed, but other species do |  Four-legged friends and more

Q: Can cats and dogs reproduce with each other? A: No. Their anatomy, physiology and reproductive behavior are very different. However, interspecies reproduction does occur in some other animals. Surprisingly, there are more than 40 examples of crosses involving different species of wild cats, such as lions and tigers, or domestic cats and wild cats. … Read more