Tar and Abby

Friday, April 29, 2016

Weasel power!!!



Weasel Apparently Shuts Down World's Most Powerful Particle Collider


"A small mammal has sabotaged the world's most powerful scientific instrument.
The Large Hadron Collider, a 17-mile superconducting machine designed to smash protons together at close to the speed of light, went offline last night. Engineers investigating the mishap found the charred remains of a furry creature near a gnawed-through power cable."

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Those with information about the cow’s whereabouts should call the dispatch office

This is going on in our area of town...
Abby is so on alert!!!
"The recently purchased black cow jumped a fence only a day after arriving at its new owner’s home"
She has been spotted several times but always escapes.

She has been named Ghost...

Full story here

Read more here: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/crime/article74441882.html#storylink=cpy"

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The gnomes and NASA

Photo published for Plant Protein Behaves like a PrionThis plant has shown up in the gnome gardens. I consider it a weed and did not plant it. The gnomes did. AND they have told me that NASA thinks it is important enough to raise on the Space Station. In fact it is the subject of all sorts of scientific studies

Friday, April 22, 2016

Kitty on Alert

Just a household cat..... at #10 Downing Street. :-)

When we were in London, 1982, we took a left hand turn and rode our bikes right past #10. I remember being shocked that we could just do that. Doubt it is as open today.

Picture taken by one of my favorite WH reporters on twitter:

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

So. world wide pencil shortage...




"A surge in the number of people buying adult colouring books has threatened pencil stocks world-wide as manufacturers struggle to cope with an increased demand for quality colour pencils."

Does anyone use them?

I do my own illustrations for my nieces/nephews books and use water color pencil. Good thing I just ordered a new batch!

article here

Friday, April 1, 2016

Asparagus harvest in SE WA

Our area, full of Cold War nuclear waste, current operating nuclear power and Mad Scientists is surrounded by agriculture.

This is a field of ripening asparagus. Really helps us appreciate the work that goes into this crop.

For more about WA and asparagus go here