Cherry Poppin’

So it involves trees and photography… what more could my friend Carla over at ask for? How about making sure that it’s *cool* to watch too?


This timelapse was created by Dave Allen, BBG’s Web Manager, from over 3,000 digital photos, one taken every 3 minutes from April 18 to April 26, 2008, of Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s famed Cherry Walk.

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Ham and jam and spamalot

I’m in a Geekdad mood, because I mentioned the site last night at fencing practice and Jeremy’s geek meter missed it.


I’ve had this little ditty for a week or so and I’ve been meaning to post it as well. I made our roleplaying group watch it last week and spend the rest of the night humming to myself.

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I have a clew

For thousands of years, labyrinths have existed in a multitude of cultures. They have been used as ceremonial pathways, protective sigils, traps for unwelcome spirits and for games and dancing. They have been used for spiritual and artistic journeys. I’ve only recently started learning about them, and was surprised at the depth of their history. I was even more surprised to find the amount of labyrinths that still exist today. I’m thinking I’m going to have to visit the one in Longport, NJ now.

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Jeremy ([info]ianraven) recently came the revelation that children are governed by the laws of Kosher, where Monsters are concerned at least. So that begs the question.


Are the monsters themselves Kosher? Any article with a picture of a Jackalope is sure to get my attention.. and now I know that my fear of them being eaten to (recorded) extinction by hungry Jews is unfounded.

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