austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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austin_dern

And they all look away, look away

I'm liking this low-intensity approach to my mathematics blog lately. Here's what I've run the last two weeks:

60s Popeye: Myskery Melody, a cartoon people have been asking for meanwhile looks at a King Features Popeye cartoon that I've got a lot of good things to say about.


And now for some more walking-around photographs of Lansing, out of doors. Also, some terrifying pictures of our pet rabbit!

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A scenic stop along the trail, with a little expansion where there's some benches to rest.


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Flotilla of geese underneath the train bridge.


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So here's our pet rabbit, hard at work in the flop that means a rabbit is so happy she wants to terrify her caretakers.


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See? This is known as the Dead Bunny Flop and it's an adorable view of her belly and mouth once you confirm that she is still breathing.


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The Dead Bunny Flop is described as the leading cause of heart attacks among rabbit owners.


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And here's our mouse, sniffing around by the edge of his cage.


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Our mouse would like to have a word with someone, anyone really.


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Mouse wanting us to do something about all this, please.


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And, from the side, we see our mouse sure he's almost got this worked out.


Trivia: Newark, New Jersey's population grew from 11,000 in 1830 to 70,000 by 1860. Source: New Jersey: A History of the Garden State, Editors Maxine N Lurie, Richard Veit.

Currently Reading: America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines, Gail Collins. Writing about Harriet Tubman: ``A year after her escape, a slave at her old plantation heard a noise at his cabin and saw a figure dressed like a man. `It's me, Harriet,` the figure said. `It's time to go North.`'' Tell me that this, as a teaser trailer, would not make you demand to watch the movie, and I will tell you that you are a dirty liar.

Tags: humor, lansing, mouse, pets, rabbit
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