Tag Archives: Fun

Snappy Snorkel

A little less than a week ago I had a chance to go for a swim with Squiddy in Goat Island Marine Reserve near the town of Leigh, a drive of a bit more thanĀ  an hour north of Auckland. … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (6): Friendly Photophile

It is my general policy, when I encounter outdoor critters in the house, to help them back to the natural environment in which they should be more comfortable. Just the day before yesterday I met a tiny mantis in Batty’s … Continue reading

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Bare-Bottom Baby Boogie

The Sprout loves music, too! (Photo by Batty (The Sprout’s mom)

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Fleeting Beauty: Leo the Languorous

With the exception of last Saturday, we haven’t seen blue skies or sunshine for about a week and are getting tired of dark mornings and the dismal pallor. It seems we’re not the only ones, as eloquently demonstrated by our … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Bad Feather Day

Why didn’t you tell me you turned up the heat on your blow dryer, Dearest?

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SuperMoon Special

It’s called a SuperMoon because it’s not only full but at perigee, its closest to the earth in its current elliptical orbit. The last SuperMoon was on January 26, 1948 and the next will be November 5, 2034. Blessed with … Continue reading

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Jack-O’-Later

My post with the photo of my Jack-O’-Lantern for this year is late, but rest assured that it was ready and on display in time for the young neighborhood Hallowe’en trick-or-treaters. And, on another note, I am happy to report … Continue reading

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