All things weird and wonderful, 57

18 12 2017

It’s been awhile, and more’s a-comin’, but in the meantime:

Katy Laveck-Foster/Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards/Barcroft

I’m hearing Get your motor runnin’. . .

I think these are Celebes crested macaques, the same species that gave us all the famous monkey selfie.

Anyway, more Comedy Wildlife Photo winners here.


All the little fishies come a-swimming to me

28 01 2014

With a whimper and a sigh, I will be dragged into social media:  I’ll have to join LinkedIn some time in the next month or so.

I’ve been working on this project (2nd job) which requires me to ferret out information on a particular group of people. Most of this info is more-or-less readily available, but some is behind various social media curtains.

To get a peek, I gotta hang my own curtain.

I’m not happy about it, but hey, if I’ma make my presence known, why not bare all and post a pic?


Yep, that’s pretty much what I feel about the whole thing.

You’ll meet an army of me

23 01 2013

No, I haven’t decided who I’ll support in 2016, but. . .

. . .this will give nightmares to all the right people.


Photo credit: Image by Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

You make me feel brand new

4 01 2013


(photo from Timeline Photos; h/t Charlie Pierce)

All things weird and wonderful, 22

9 07 2012

Late late, quick quick—or should I say, regarding this photo, quick quick, then slow slow:

Photo by Florian Haid/Nat Geo Photo of the Day July 8, 2012

There is a country in the glimpse and a whole other world in the long.

All things weird and wonderful, 21

25 06 2012

I am not a visually-oriented person—or, at least, I’ve gotten into the habit of describing myself as a not-visually-oriented person—but there are some images which cannot be contained by words:

That little boy in the red shorts. . . !

(Photo by Thomas L. Kelly; ripped out of an old, old Harper’s magazine.)