Thursday’s haul

People may have noticed I’ve not posted many phone photos lately. Sort of understandable, what with the new camera and all. But it doesn’t mean I’ve not snapped any photos. In May alone there are 387 photos and videos I could share.

Perhaps one day I will, but for now, a few photos and a video I took today.

I’ll begin with the video, for a change . . . 

These are in a window of an insurance office in downtown Benton. 

A few seem to have stopped working, but the rest easily pick up the slack. 

Have you ever seen the intestines of a rock? No? Well, you’re in luck. 

I wanted to e-mail some geologist or other to learn more about this rock . . . but when you go to any of the “ask a geologist” sites, the first thing you read is  . . . don’t ask us to identify a rock. 

On another note, today I helped my third turtle across the road. Unlike the other two who were aquatic turtles (the kind I see in lakes around here), this appeared to be a land turtle. Different physiology makes me venture that guess. The guess is that it was an Eastern Box Turtle. 

Or not. I could be wrong because I didn’t get to have a good look at the head and limbs so it’s difficult to be certain. 

Speaking of boxes, these are two flower boxes in front of our garage windows. I’d say they are doing pretty good. 

We were at a garden shop the other day and I spend a few minutes photographing flowers. I’ll be doing a post on it (or otherwise post the photos) but for now, a quick taste . . . 

Speaking of taste, here’s what happens when you give your latte a chance to stratify.

. . . you guessed it . . . it stratifies. 

Also, it gets a bit cold. Mind you, I don’t mind cooler coffee but in the case of lattes, I prefer them to be served hot . . . and this one was . . . but I waited too long to drink it. 

Finally, I’ve been cutting up lot of boxes lately, what between the boxes we had mailed and the stuff we ordered that comes in boxes. As I was cutting up a particular box, I began to wonder if I was hurting them.

Do boxes feel pain? You tell me . . . 

I was Groot.

Well, that’s it. Basically, I wanted to let people know I am still here. Also, apologize to all the blogs I’m late in reading and responding to. 

I’ll get to everyone in the next few days, but meanwhile, enjoy the gallery of the above:

That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below.


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