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The Myriad

Looking forward to time spent in the Myriad this Sunday at noon.  It’s one of our favourite spots, even for just laying out (even if such doesn’t seem on the menu for this weekend…but the weather might change soon).

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Emeralds

Courtesy of Pandora (seed: “Royal Crown Revue,” also a great band), we are pleased to discover Caro Emerald.  Pandora offered us “Liquid Lunch:” From there, we enjoyed “A Night Like This:” There’s lots more, including some live from the Montreux Jazz Festival. We are definitely a fan; go forth and enjoy!

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From the Aviary

Hummingbird: I shall sip nectar from this flower in a silent, graceful ballet. Woodpecker: IMMA STAB THE BUGS OUTTA THIS TREE WITH MY FACE-KNIFE!!!

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Dust Bunnies

We always were a fan of short films.  To that end: We would note for the record that we have no dust bunnies.  Rumors that this is the work of a pack of especially vicious and well-fed dust coyotes are entirely without merit.

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Fireworks!

The fireworks near home started in earnest a couple of days ago, and the neighbors–who run a fireworks stand every year, mostly to fund their own show–seem to have upgraded their arsenal to include heavy artillery.  If those are anything smaller than 6″ shells, we’ll eat our hat. Indy, needless to say, is as nervous … Continue reading »

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Magic

New P&T (a rematch against previous Foolers, in fact!), and the birth of “a new nation, conceived in Liberty.” Must be magic.  😉 Happy birthday!

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Woohoo!

New Penn & Teller: Fool Us tonight!

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Dinnertime!

“A sandwich is just a sandwich, but a Manwich is a meal!” –Jeffrey Dahmer

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Time Out

Courtesy of our old band director:

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Tiger Moths over Highclere

We chanced to stumble across a picture this morning of three de Havilland Tiger Moths flying over Highclere Castle: Fans of Downton Abbey will, of course, recognize the location.  They may also recall that, early in the show, the Abbey was used as a convalescent home for soldiers wounded in World War I.  As it … Continue reading »

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