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Eft Return

My favorite harbinger of spring, the red eft, has returned. I had my first sighting of the season on a little-used dirt road on a cold and chilly run this evening and stopped long enough to snap a picture. 33 more words

Hot Stepper

I only found out today that a salamander or newt is an amphibian and not a reptile!….and they don’t have teeth! So what I thought was a lizard is more like a frog dressed up like a lizard…or something like that. Such deception!

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Animal Spirits: The Salamander

Yesterday morning before meeting with some Tarot clients, I went to refresh my pups’ water bowl in the office garden for them. To my surprise there were two very tiny young salamanders underneath the bowl. 420 more words


Spring has Sprung!

And what better way to celebrate than with a Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)! I took a quick trek out to a site outside of State College to check on a population of Valley and Ridge salamanders ( 152 more words

Fun In The Field

Ubuntu 13.10 Review

Rilis Ubuntu 13.10 SS ini menyertakan cukup banyak peningkatan di semua jajaran, termasuk sebuah desktop baru, Server dan fitur cloud. Walaupun demikian, tampilan visual desktop Saucy Salamander tidak menunjukkan perbedaan dramatis dibandingkan dengan pendahulunya. 606 more words


What I've been up to in the last one week...that's if you want to know... :)

Exactly one week ago, I packed up, and left chilly Greenhithe for 28 degrees plus temperatures in Abuja, Nigeria, my home for the next month and a bit. 659 more words

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Mythical Beasts: The Salamander

Salamanders have long held a significant place in the folklore and mythology of many different countries around the world.  Fantastic powers and attributes have been bestowed upon them giving them a place in mythology, alchemy, heraldry and popular culture that is perhaps surprising, for what in reality is a rather small,  humble creature. 894 more words