It may be that givers are seen as leaders, or that through giving we build social capital. It could be that people who give are happy. Surveys show that those who give to charity are 43 percent more likely than people who don’t give to say they’re very happy people. Happy people show up for work more and work longer hours. Ask any business person who they’d prefer to hire and they’ll say happy people.
It is the Klamath Basin Audubon’s Winter Wings Festival, a celebration of the thousands of eagles, hawks, swans, geese, and other waterfowl that flock to our area every winter. This incredible concentration of wildlife is literally viewed from all our backyards. Upper Klamath Lake, Link River, Lake Ewauna, Miller Island, and all the USFWS National Wildlife Refuges surrounding Klamath are some of the most renowned hotspots to view this winter spectacle.
Britta’s story begins happily with her Jewish family in Germany. In 1932, her father, Curt Lion, expanded the family business, moving his young family to a beautiful house in Aachen where he opened a large, elegant clothing store named Appelrath-Cüpper. But life soon changed for the Lion family.
With her children scattered around the globe and a husband out of town on extended business a few years ago, Lisa found herself alone and overly busy worrying about all of them. She needed something that would occupy her mentally and physically. Lisa looked out over her backyard. It was summer with the aromas of barbecuing steaks wafting through the air.