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Up in the trees

We’ve been living in our new house ( “The Country Manse”) for five months now. For the first time in our lives, we have an actual patio which extends into the back yard, and with the addition of some furniture from Kmart, it is the nicest place to be that I have ever owned (or rented). 631 more words

Culture

Meditation And The Monkey Mind

Some find the term, “monkey mind”, upsetting, derogatory, and insulting. This is a shame, as the point is lost, the ego is involved, and a natural human defense goes up. 398 more words

Mind

The Pantheon of Primates

I recently visited the Asahiyama Zoo in northern Japan. Wonderful zoo that I highly recommend. It has won awards for its unique enclosures that permit viewers to see the creatures behaving naturally (showing what the animal does rather than just the animal). 706 more words

Ringmaster

These are my monkeys

This is my circus

You are the ringmaster

Of this freak show of blame

Strung up on the high wire

No safety net… 73 more words

Words

The U.S. Copyright Office Has Ruled That Photos Taken By Animals Cannot Be Copyrighted

There’s is now a definite ruling on the copyright status of the monkey selfie you see pictured above. In a copyright dispute that stretches all the way back to 2011, Wikimedia has been proven correct in their belief that the photo… 230 more words

Web Culture

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge - Black and white photos

There is a definite skill and art to black and white photography that I have not yet mastered. But this little fellow is too cute not to share. 40 more words

India

Mivsie's Ear! (Part One!)

Mivsie awoke with a sore ear.

Mivsie despertó con una oreja dolorosa.

She decides to call her aunt, Misty.

Decide llamar su tía, Misty.

Mivsie waited in bed. 145 more words

Miniatures