Squee Tuesday: Peacock Spiders

May 31, 2016

Peacock spiders live in Australia, and Jürgen Otto just discovered 7 new species. They make me wish I had the time and skill to sew some velvet cushions. Sorry this is late. The weekend was overly interesting and I haven’t had time until now.

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Squee Sunday: Chipmunks

May 22, 2016

Chipmunks are rodents from the Tamias genus. Most species live in North America. The exception is the Siberian chipmunk, which lives where you’d expect it to. They’re omnivourous and store food in cheek pouches, like hamsters. The move fast and jump incredibly high.

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Squee Sunday: Fennec foxes

May 1, 2016

Fennec foxes (Vulpes zerda) live in the Sahara desert, and they’re the smallest of the canid family. Those enormous, cute ears are to dissipate heat, but they also allow them to hear prey .moving underground. They mostly eat insects, small mammals and birds. These days some people keep them as an exotic pet, and they can live up to 14 years in captivity. As usual, there’s a snag. Some of…

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Squee Sunday: Book day

A girl under a tree on a floating island
April 24, 2016

Chan Hwee Chong designed this, along with an entire, awesome alphabet made out of books. And some quotes I’d love to put together with pictures if only I had a talent for graphic design and didn’t have three books waiting inside my my head, trying to get out. Marcus Tullius Cicero “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”   Frank Zappa “So many books, so little…

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