Jason B. Ladd

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A Heart of Wisdom and White Sulphur Springs

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The sun was setting behind Hezekiah Ridge, the peak of a small mountain on Victory Trail winding through Pennsylvania’s Allegheny country. I stood at the top looking down on the 1,000 acres of land surrounding the Heritage House at White Sulphur Springs thinking about a heart of wisdom. Porcupine Shale formations covered with green moss and […]

What Happens in Bangkok (Excerpt from One of the Few)

what happens in bangkok one of the few

An excerpt from One of the Few. Available now on Amazon. It was Friday night in Bangkok, and we were ready to cut loose after an intense week of flying exercises with the Royal Thai Air Force. Unfamiliar smells came in waves as we maneuvered the crowded street to find the next meeting place. I passed by […]

Project-X: Tommy The Chimpanzee’s Fight to Take Flight

Tommy the chimpanzee might be taking flight soon, but not by plane and abetted by Matthew Broderick (reference Project-X, 1987).  Tommy’s advocates are fighting for his right to flee captivity. “Lawsuit Filed Today on Behalf of Chimpanzee Seeking Legal Personhood.” That is the title of a recent story put out by the Nonhuman Rights Project. […]