austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,

You gotta tune your attitude in

My humor blog had another week of mostly comic strip news. Here's what you missed:

So that's all fun. Let's get back to Canada's Wonderland for pictures now.


Some more geese hanging around the park. There were bunches of young goslings too.


That's some great necks on those geese.


The ride sign for Behemoth, which is great. As a ride, but also as a sign. You can see how each letter is bigger than a person.


To the side of Behemoth is this claw ride, and a Skyhawk-type ride, and if you look in the right spot you'll see the antique carousel too.


The queue leading up to Behemoth, and a train coming back from the ride.


Here's the opposite side of the queue. Behemoth runs out over the water, whereas Leviathan stays on dry land, letting you know that they weren't thinking of having a pair when they built the first coaster.


Though tempted, bunny_hugger did not get another ride hat.


Fish extremely interested in the feeding station.


And, oops. Someone's fed their fanny pack to the fish!


And the owner of the fanny pack went over the fence and ducked down to the water's edge to try and retrieve it. Quite the bold move; I was wondering if he was going to fall in. The monitor there is asking a trivia question, 'What is the name of the children's show featuring Snoopy in Playhouse Theatre?: Symphony of [ illegible ]; Snoopy's Dog Days of Summer; Snoopy vs Red Baron; Snoopy's Wild Ride'. Hint: 'It's not a ride!'


Train coming through Backlot Sunt Coaster's billboard. The billboard is in rougher shape than its twin at Kings Island.


The cupola above the antique carousel, with angels blowing trumpets, a figure imitated in miniature by the kiddieland carousel.

Trivia: The defense of a doctoral dissertation, in Dutch universities, is still (as of 2008) done with attendees in academic robes and mortar boards. Source: Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason, Russell Shorto.

Currently Reading: When Biospheres Collide: A History of NASA's Planetary Protection Programs, Michael Meltzer.

PS: My All 2020 Mathematics A to Z: Hilbert's Problems and, what captured my interest, wondering why we know about Hilbert's Problems.

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