Via DListed, my other favorite blog.
O blessed coffeemaker, benevolent bringer of caffeine, whose warmth elevates our speech above the level of prehistoric guttural mumbling, whose full-bodied flavor makes open our eyes that we may locate our desks without stumbling into the supply closet again, let thy mountain-grown richness flow into our veins, so that we may endure the weekly all-hands meeting without slumping into a coma…
[slurred, indistinct acknowledgement of submission], Kelly M.
At last, Science develops a hot dog with no mysterious ingredients!
Hold the ketchup, Kristen K.
Cocky stoat courtesy of C.S.O.
(clears little throat)
by Ham Bumfuzzle
Effluvium which blunderguffs frum Jabberwocky’s lair,
Kerfuffles my collywobbles
And my tookus absquatulates
Frum the gastronomy there.
Do hamsters even have a uvula, Hannah B.? ’cause I think I just borked mine.
P.S. COXJCU (Cute Overload Xtreme Jabber Close-Up)
Unless your name happens to be Ansel Adams, the craft of landscape photography can be a joyless and frustrating one. If one wishes to merely document an environment, then any approach will do; but to truly capture the majestic soul of a mountain, or the serene beauty of a field of wheat, greater care is required in the selection of equipment, location, and most paramount, composition.
To illustrate, let us consider the landscape below. At first glance, it seems disjointed, overly busy — hardly a sweeping vista worthy of our lens. But by moving the camera to one side, and changing the angle, we discover Will you get the heck out of the way?! Trying to teach a class here! Jeez, some people!