Tar and Abby

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Donald gets a ticket

In the state of Washington around the high population areas they have the HOV lanes
(high-occupancy vehicle) to encourage car pooling. All attempts to avoid obeying the law are posted by the state patrol - especially if they are funny...

Friday, September 16, 2016

For Bob....

From a discussion Bob and I had about book covers a looooong time ago.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Protection denied for American pika

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Isn't he adorable?
Read that the pika was denied protection.
I know why.... they don't need it.
They are accomplished thieves.
Did a lot of hiking up mountains as kid thru 20s. 
These fellows were diving into our backpacks all the time.
When we did a day hike up the Tetons one of them dragged
our day pack off to his den.
Really, all felonies aside, I hope they do get protection.

Breakfast in Japan

Daughter and two friends are in Japan for two weeks. This is breakfast. Looks tasty!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Basket of food studies

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We find out in the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine.
full story here
In the 90s when they gave out the new food pyramid they told us (parent educators at community colleges) that the grain industry had lobbied to get the more proliferate spot at the bottom of the chart. When it was RELEASED they knew it had been fiddled with.
Coffee is good, coffee is bad and on and on - I've decided it is good.

Anyone want a cookie? 

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Fire Update

Clean up, monitoring at sunrise.