Resting in Place with Malti: Like a Rock

Being born slow and steady is typically vastly underrated. While everyone else is focusing on how you can’t zip around like those weird furry hopping beings you’re always being compared to, they miss seeing your superpower. Impressions. For example, your impression of a stationary rock is world-class. This is a real bonus when a bigContinue reading “Resting in Place with Malti: Like a Rock”

Day 170: Slow, Slower, Slowest

It is no secret the large shell-less beings view beings with shells as not very speedy. But when you have your own specific place and part to play in the greater “food chain o’ life,” speed is a relative term. In other words, you don’t need to be the fastest life form on the planetContinue reading “Day 170: Slow, Slower, Slowest”

Day 74: Slow and Speedy

As a cold blooded being living in a mostly warm blooded world, you have to face many misconceptions. One of the most enduring of these is that having cold blood means you are slow-moving. As if. Happily, this is a particularly easy mis-belief to remedy. All you have to do is wait until your largeContinue reading “Day 74: Slow and Speedy”

Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Tortoise and Hare

Some shelled beings are very fast and energetic. Take Malti’s box turtle brother, Bruce, for example. Blink and you’ll miss him. He is light and agile and flexible – practically anything I’ve ever tried to put him into, he climbs right out of. If Bruce and Malti had a “tortoise and hare” race, Bruce wouldContinue reading “Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Tortoise and Hare”


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