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Did I tell you I got a four-camera surveillance system for my b’day? It’s essentially to replace the wildlife camera, which broke. I’ve had a high old time watching…moths, mostly. Oh, I’ve had fun, but this is the first really cool thing I’ve caught.


Last night. Only the second one in almost ten years. They’re getting rare, sadly. This one stuck his nose under a sack of coal and decided he was completely hidden and safe. I left him a tribute of cat food and came back to find him tucking in (pictured).

p.s. just went out and nearly stepped on him. Or another one. Hard to say, but this one might have been smaller.

Yes, we’ll probably stay up until the election returns start trickling in. Not with much enthusiasm. This is a choice between bad and really fucking awful.


Comment from Armybrat
Time: June 9, 2017, 12:21 am

A commenter on American Thinker said ” it’s a choice between being boiled in hot water or oil. Both are equally unpleasant and both result in death.” Well, that about sums it all up.

Comment from Deborah HH
Time: June 9, 2017, 3:18 am

Hedgehogs are awfully cute. I can understand why people would want one for a pet.

FOUR cameras! That Uncle Badger sure knows the way to a Weasel’s heart.

Comment from Skandia Recluse
Time: June 9, 2017, 4:00 am

There is a wild turkey that lives in the neighborhood. He is a wily old bird, knows about sight lines, and how to hide. He walked through my yard, but I didn’t see him soon enough to get a picture.

I would like to get one of those game cameras. Maybe two, ok three.

I’ve been playing around with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop (cloud version). Lightroom I can us. Photoshop is confusing as hell; there is a lot to remember. The online video tutorials are a big help.

Comment from Ric Fan
Time: June 9, 2017, 1:40 pm

For the poop people, aoshq ont featured a video on a sloth pooping. Apparently, they only do it once a week and it is massive. Not sure why they cant be like goats who have a water fall of little pellets coming out of their heinies. Seems like they have similar diets.

Comment from Mrs Compton
Time: June 9, 2017, 2:58 pm

Skandia, look into Photoshop Elements. A bit easier to use and pretty powerful.

Comment from durnedyankee
Time: June 9, 2017, 3:18 pm

And about half of England decides to stick with what it knows doesn’t work in favor of – eh, who knows.

And then there’s the Jihad.

Plenty of rural land in Texas, we’ll leave the porch light on.

Comment from gromulin
Time: June 9, 2017, 4:28 pm

Happy Friday all. Just wanted to share that earlier in the week I observed Iron Man, The Joker, and Jack Sparrow all getting stoned. Right out on the street in front of the sleazy Planet Hollywood hotel/casino. Las Vegas…

Comment from Ric Fan
Time: June 9, 2017, 5:10 pm

Donde esta el muerte poolio?

Comment from RushBabe
Time: June 9, 2017, 6:02 pm

Donde, indeed…

Comment from thefritz
Time: June 9, 2017, 6:18 pm

the election last night must have taken its toll….

Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: June 10, 2017, 7:28 am

No hedgehogs around here, but tonight I encountered a skunk just outside the front door. Everything stayed calm as I slipped inside, thankfully.

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