austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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austin_dern

I could make the hawk turn stupid if I entered into 'in'

My subject line hasn't got any relevance to anything here; I just couldn't think of a link and we were listening to some of our albums this evening. Anyway, here's stuff from my mathematics blog, in case you haven't been following it the past week:

And in story strip action? What's Going On In The Phantom (Weekdays)? October 2017 - January 2018 It's the Return of the Locust, who hasn't actually returned to the strip since the last time I caught up with the dailies. Hm.

And now a little something for c_eagle and one of the historic antique rides at Six Flags over Texas:

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C'mooooon, anyone wanna give Foghorn Leghorn a big old hug?


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Well (snif), all right. (Snif.) It's no feathers off my beak (snif) if nobody does (snif).


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Six Flags Over Texas's antique carousel, hidden behind a performing stage and a banner for the concerts, so that while it's got a great spot you'd barely know it was there.


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Chariot on the Six Flags Over Texas carousel, featuring a bunch of dragons climbing all over each other, which I admit is one of my favorite chariot motifs.


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The carousel in action. There's nobody I know in this picture; I just like how the light makes it feel all warm and friendly.


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The carousel between rides, and taken from the sort of arty angle that I actually like.


Trivia: Flanders and parts of Belgium dropped the dates between 22nd and 31st December 1582 to convert to the Gregorian calendar, so that those areas observed no Christmas Day. Source: The Calendar: The 5000-Year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens --- and What Happened to the Missing Ten Days, David Ewing Duncan.

Currently Reading: The Day The World Discovered The Sun: An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of Venus, Mark Anderson.

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