Sunday, December 23, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Roof Moon

Fletcher this is the moon you texted about the other night. I climbed onto my roof with my tripod to get this shot.

Cinema 2012

Now there is no need to watch another movie from 2012.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Please allow myself to.....introduce.....myself

Please allow me to re-emphasize the stunning sunrise posted a few days ago.


"ATTENTION all planets of the solar Federation, we have assumed control, we have assumed, we have assumed control..."

Rush to be inducted into R&R Hall of Fame, along with Randy Newman and Heart

They are also re-releasing 2112 on 12-21-12

"Its going to be totally awesome."

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Vihart: Snowflakes, Starflakes, and Swirlflakes

Top 10 Favorite Things

1.From Hell, by Alan Moore and Ed Campbell
2. Footnotes in Gaza, by Joe Sacco
3. Leviathan, by Jens Harder
4. 16 Miles to Merricks, by Barnaby Ward
5. Solanin, by Asano Inio
6. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, by Bryan Lee O'Malley
7. The Saga of the Swamp Thing, by Alan Moore and 
Stephen Bissette.
8. Maus, by Art Spieglman
9. Three Shadows, by Cyril Pedrosa
10. Shadoweyes, by Ross Campbell

1. Final Fantasy VII
2. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
3. Sly Cooper and the Thievious Racoonus
4. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
5. Super Smash Bros. Melee
6. Burnout 2: Point of Impact
7. Sega Genesis
-All of the Genesis must be taken together to be enjoyed fully.
8. Team Fortress 2
9. Ico & Shadow of the Colossus
10. Metroid Prime

1. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
2. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
3. Beauty and the Beast
4. Princess Mononoke
5. The Prestige
6. Balto
7.Toy Story
8. Pokemon: The First Movie
9. Empire Records
10.Surf's Up

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

An "Echo-go-Round"

This is the look she gave when i scolded her for eating one of the birds.  It was a green one...
            It never stood a chance

Monday, December 10, 2012

Family Portrait #1

A failed experiment,
Until next time...

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Kats landscape

I think this is the second oil painting Kat has done in 10 years.

Friday, December 7, 2012


Thursday, December 6, 2012

Foust and Fern Christmas Concert

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Thanksgiving Dinner on the Plantation

A turkey hanging on a string from the tripod in the center of the foil, a wood fire on the sides.
  In the iron pots; potatoes, stuffing and mmm.

The table is full to overflowing.

 A bonfire that warmed Malon's heart.
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Evergreen Induction into Nursing Honor Society

Signing the Book.

With a friend.

Congratulations Evergreen on
your hard work honor.
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Ca'beeyen & Pulolope

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Hobbit Premiere

Rachel, Evergreen, Finn and I are going to see The Hobbit late at night December 13th.  We  are going to Turkey Creek since I don't think Gay St is showing a 2d version opening night.  If  anyone wants to come, you should buy your ticket today.

Monday, December 3, 2012

And you wonder why I am single...

The writing below is taken directly from the profile of a woman on, in which she describes the type of guy she is looking for.  I am not kidding, this is a direct quote.

"Must be:

Kind, very funny, smart, silly, handsome, strong, physically fit, clean cut, employed, well dressed, good at fixing things around the house, a self-starter, professional, able to take honest criticism and sarcasm, gentle, caring, loving, sweet, and vulnerable. If you don't like to read, have a sociopathic mother or other close relative who is sociopathic or if you are sociopathic, I can tell you right now that we are not compatible."

Have a sekint?

"but he said he loved me..."
"I will wage eye rage upon thee!  But first I have to stop pouting."

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Camping as a lifestyle

This basically solves all our problems

Saturday, November 24, 2012


1st warblers in yard this year

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Hawk downtown


found something

looking or eating


landing on 17th street

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Saturday, November 17, 2012

New Oldest Galaxy Discovered

Scientists have discovered the most distant and apparently the oldest galaxy in the known universe using a unique combination of super man-made and natural telescopes.
The galaxy, MACS0647-JD has been found 13.3 billion light years away from Earth. Scientists believe they are witnessing the cosmic cluster in its infancy, just 420 million years after the Big Bang which created the Universe 13.7 billion years ago, NASA and the European Space Agency announced.
“We see the newly discovered galaxy, named MACS0647-JD, as it was 420 million years after the Big Bang… Its light has travelled 13.3 billion years to reach Earth,” a statement said.
Cluster Lensing and Supernova Survey with Hubble (CLASH), a joint US-European project, has been credited with the discovery. In order to see the galaxy, astronomers combined the magnifying power of the Hubble Space Telescope, the Spitzer Space Telescope and a natural zoom effect called gravitational lensing.
The effect enables astronomers to see galaxies that emit a dim light, undetectable by telescopes on Earth, but through gravitational lensing is made visible as the light from a distant object is bent by the gravity of huge galaxy clusters.
“While one occasionally expects to find an extremely distant galaxy using the tremendous power of gravitational lensing, this latest discovery has outstripped even my expectations of what would be possible with the CLASH program,” said Rychard Bouwens of Leiden University in the Netherlands, a co-author of the study defined the discovery. “The science output in this regard has been incredible.”
The distant galaxy is a miniscule dot in the cosmos, tiny in comparison to our own Milky Way.The new celestial wonder is less than 600 light-years wide as opposed to the Milky Way which is 150,000 light-years across.
Researchers assume that MACS0647-JD may at some point combine with other galaxies to create a larger whole.
“This object may be one of many building blocks of a galaxy,” says Dan Coe from the Space Telescope Institute and lead author of the study.“Over the next 13 billion years, it may have dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of merging events with other galaxies and galaxy fragments.”
Astronomers are awaiting the launch of a new James Webb Space Telescope in 2018. They hope to be able to use its refined capabilities to more accurately measure the distance and composition of the universe’s oldest galaxy.


Friday, November 16, 2012

Disturbing (disturbed?) Princess...

Its at this point that her vampire teeth appear

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Android Users

For all of you who use Android phones, I highly recommend this game bundle. If you pay at least the average donation, which is currently $6.32, then you get 11 games. And at least most of them are excellent. Superbrothers: Sword and Sorcery, I can attest, is worth at least three times that much. Since I've bought it twice, including once on York's iPad for $10 or $15. Amazing game. I started writing out synposes of each game and why you should buy this bundle, but it became a bit ridiculous. That said, knowing you (all of you), Canabalt would probably be your favorite of the bunch; but that's a guess. Just buy it. You can donate the money however you want, towards the developers, towards a charity that provides video games for hospitalized children and a lobbyist group that protects digital rights, and/or to the operation of the website itself. You can split your donation however you please. Personally, I always give 100% to the developers, since you're basically stealing these games from them for such a ridiculous asking price.

My posse

Early summer, 2012

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

ChainSaw Suit

Most of you won't get this, but whatever.