Dinky Dau the Civet
I was with the aviation platoon attached to HHC 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division in Viet Nam. In the summer of 1969 the brigade airlifted south from Camp Eagle to Tam Ky for Operation Lamar Plain. The aviation platoon was back at the flight line in Chu Lai. One of our crew chiefs was parked out at Hau Duc when he saw a cute little animal kitten in a rough cage. It looked like a stretched racoon, with “masked” black eyes and a really long ringed tail. We decided she was a mongoose but was more likely a palm civet cat. It was apparently being raised by its Vietnamese owner until it would grow big enough to b
My dear brother Ans passed away on February 6. He was one of the few artists who became highly successful. The secret to his success? His dear wife Bobbie, who handled the business side of his work in a way that was an art form in itself. His work was actually their work.
André Harvey, Sculptor of the Natural World, Is Dead at 76
By RICHARD SANDOMIRFEB. 16, 2018
André Harvey working on a sculpture of a sea turtle at a foundry in Chester, Pa., in 2010. Credit Richard Trask
By 1969, André Harvey had been a writer and a teacher, but he could not envision continuing happily in either career. Then, on a yearlo