Grit Gets in Your Eyes

I have started listening to podcasts at the gym: yesterday’s was one on grit on Freakonomics: How to get Get More Grit in Your Life, a re-broadcast...

Oh, and then I saw this article this morning…

Lots of snow on the ground!

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Chewing the Cud

Left-overs tonight. Maybe with a side of fly pie?

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Cybismic Spark Plug

It never rains but it pours. My flat roof has sprung a leak again. Probably not respectable when water dribbles from your receptacles.

I think Joseph Nechvatal had alliterative fun writing this: Two Cy Twombly Exhibitions Marry Myth and Sensuality. (‘Palimpsest poop… produced by baboons’: made me laugh!)

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I Be Running Around Like

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Notable Nimba

Imagine sleeping for six months of your rare gravidity.

h/t:

Sandberger-Loua L, Müller H, Rödel M-O (2017) A review of the reproductive biology of the only known matrotrophic viviparous anuran, the West African Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93(1): 105-133. http://ift.tt/2kF5KBz

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Going Solar (Sonneblom Grom)

For fun (but little financial incentive) I consider translating my children’s stories into Afrikaans, starting with The Sunflower That Roared. Mm: this cover might be a bit noir…

Maybe it’s more suited as a poster for solar power:

This needs to be the future:
The state of residential solar power/ Ars Technica

In other exciting news, galore is now available! (on iBooks only though)

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In Sak en As

Askies, Mies! Drat, cat: you have ruined my platonic ideal. (Cue ‘n geween en ‘n gekners van tande)
Mm: Barcelona!

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King Corny Muse

Je m’amuse: dang, forgot the crown!

Saccorhytus coronarius; not a putz to futz around…


H/T: “One of our oldest ancestors has been discovered, and it had a big mouth and no butt

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Mieliestronk op Ys

Ah: corn snow: don’t tell me English has only one word for snow. Probably not good for skating on though.

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Artichoke

h/t:  the delicious artichoke: a thistle with heart.

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