Archive for November, 2011

Curbside Haiku

Thanksgiving Morning

Supermom just got up from her computer after outlining and printing the cooking schedule/menu and she is now back at work on Nutcracker costumes.  I don’t need to have the BBQ ready to start cooking the turkey until 3:00 p.m.; dinner at 6:00 p.m.  This year we are going to try letting the legs and […]

Moonrise This Morning

I was out watering the dog and had to run back in and grab my camera and tripod: 6:12 a.m. Here is a link to the famous photograph by Ansel Adams, “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico,” captured in the fading light after sunset on November 1, 1941:

Carolina Wolf Spider

The largest “Wolf” spider in North America, up under the eave of our house yesterday: Hard to tell how big it is.  Here is the best I could do standing under the spider, holding the camera in one hand, and reaching up with a wobbly ruler in the other hand, hoping I didn’t knock the […]

World’s Smallest Political Quiz

Not being satisfied with the far left / left-of-center / center-of-the-road / right-of-center / far right, one-dimensional, evening-news brand of political spectrum, these quizzes place you within a two-dimensional matrix. Here is a link to the World’s Smallest Political Quiz, it should take you about two minutes to complete the quiz:  link There is perhaps […]