Nitobe Memorial Garden
This is a Nitobe Memorial Garden scene from last October, photographed during the many consecutive days of fog we had locally in Vancouver. Only the photograph today--my apologies, but I'm on "vacation", attending a Sam Abell workshop. If you are interested, you can see some of Sam's work via Time's Lightbox: "The Sam Abell Library: 40 Years of Life and Still Life," or learn more about him in t...
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The Charming and Social Degu
The degu (Octodon degus) is a small mammal belonging to the rodent family, and is most closely related to the guinea pig and chinchilla. Degus are sometimes referred to as brush-tailed rats, and originate from the grasslands of Chile. They average at about 25 to 30 centimeters (9.8–12.2 inches) in length and weigh 170 to 300 grams (6-11 ounces). The degu has small ears, powerful hind legs and a...
The Daily Puppy | Pictures of Puppies
Hi, my name is Rei--or is it "no"?. Right now, I'm training really hard to become a therapy dog. My exam is in two months, so I'm very stressed out. I like to play with the kids all the time, and also play fetch in the evenings. I think I'm very funny, or shall I say goofy? I'm always doing something silly, so you can laugh and enjoy!
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Today we have the very cute Gizmo. He is 2 and a half months old and from Cardiff, Wales.
We got Gizmo as a late Christmas present. We had always wanted a cat and it seemed as good a time as any. We got him through a friend of a friend whose own cat had recently had a litter. Gizmo was the only boy in the litter.
Unlike his ‘Gremlins’ namesake, Gizmo absolutely loves water. I’ve never seen ...
Mango [redux] - March 12, 2014
Mango says: Hi, Iâm Mango! I was looking through my baby pictures and begged Mom to let me submit them. Now, I weigh over 20 pounds so itâs nice to reminisce on my skinny days. When I was a kitten I loved to nap, maybe thatâs why I got so chubby! My favorite food is cantaloupe. I go CRAZY for it. Mom laughs when I stand on my hind legs. I love spending time on the screened-in...
Rio Grande Cichild
Rio Grande Cichild
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