austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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How could you dream that we were all made out of stone?

How's my humor blog looking? About like this:

So now back to our last full day up in Omena and the vicinity last year.

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Back at our rental home: the big side garden and the steps up to the patio where bunny_hugger's parents stayed so much, given her mother's agonizing back pain.


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Columbo taking another chance to patrol the grounds.


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Keeping an eye on that volleyball just in case it needs to answer some questions.


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Columbo keeping a respectable interest in me and showing off that big ol' ear.


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If you look closely, you can see some bunny tongue.


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Columbo wanting the volleyball to feel nice and secure before he turns to ask it a few key questions.


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And then bunny_hugger and I went to Leelanau State Park, around the Grand Traverse Lighthouse, to have a little time on the beach and on the lakeside in the evening light.


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We stopped at a not particularly sandy part of the shoreline (there is a sandy region, although this part of the state has a lot of rocky beaches). Anyway, here's the kinds of water and plantlife you get at the beach.


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So yeah, I took a bunch of pictures of plants with Lake Michigan in the background. I like it.


Trivia: In 1847 there were about 335,000 workers employed in Paris. In 1848 there were about 147,000. Source: 1848: The Revolutionary Tide in Europe, Peter N Stearns.

Currently Reading: The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics, Editors Bill Blackbeard, Martin Williams.

PS: Reading the Comics, September 7, 2018: The Playful Mathematics Blog Carnival Is Coming Edition so here's a few more comic strips, just to wrap things up.

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