Posts Tagged ‘beauty’


I can’t begin to tell you what the E8 system is.  These people probably have a better chance at it.  This might be another starting point, but there are arguments about it.


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From a 1500s book of Five Poems, or The Kamsah available online through the British Library. This beastie is looking up at a running hare, and reminds me of Xeno.  Although this scan doesn’t show it to best effect, the ink is gold.  In the next image, you can see where silver ink had been used on the stag’s horns, but centuries have tarnished those sections black..

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So about that glimpse of springtime:usbgdaffs09

Then lots of lush tropical greens, where it gets really steamy: foliagensteam

Before we’re back with the rude cacti and their party favors:

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This is the time of year when I need a garden fix. As happy as I am with snow and ice, I want to catch a glimpse of the spring yet to come, and I want to stand around in some humidity without there being a bar of soap involved.

I’ll post some pictures — of the plants — later tonight perhaps….

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