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Barnacle dynasties

I love this picture of barnacles earlier in the summer; you can see the grown barnacles that have added layers of new ‘buttress’ to their shells, baby barnacles that have started to form their new shells (I think they look like a bit like bike helmets) and then the really baby barnacles (?cnids) that are tawny coloured ‘blobs’… and then you see that all of these barnacle phases are hosted by a limpet that is also showing growth rings


systematic collection

It’s National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

So – last week I had a few things to do over in the Hunters Point section of LIC on a particular afternoon. 668 more words

New York City

stymied appetites

It’s National Seafood Bisque Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

One loathes the fact that the Queens Cobbler, a probable serial killer operating on both sides of the Newtown Creek who leaves single shoes behind as a taunt to both community and gendarmes alike, left this stiletto heeled shoe behind at the very same Astoria saloon at which a humble drinks his troubles away. 431 more words


Sunny Side || Ep 11

Even when things went sideways, Don’t put your claws down. You’ll need them to fight your way back.

– crablette –



'Sunnyside' a South Carolina tribute to Washington Irving

Not long ago this blog featured the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Charleston, an antebellum structure whose designers were inspired by illustrations from Washington Irving’s work… 354 more words


Sunnyside: Home of the 'Legend'

Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Sunday, October 15, 2017

At this festive event, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside celebrates its connection to Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow… 57 more words

Shifting gear: the end of Calgary’s oil boom

Climate criminal, sprawling city, cowboy town – Calgary is not exactly known for walkability or human scale design. In the 70s, its oil and gas industries sent the city’s economy skyrocketing, bringing with them well-paid jobs, continual population growth and houses that sprawled. 1,656 more words