Word of the Day
sirenian, n. : an aquatic mammal (as a manatee) having large forelimbs, no hind limbs, and a flattened tail.
From “siren,” of course.
This is the best write-up I’ve seen from an external site. Alas, I wish the author was right. Hopefully today I’ll get some phone calls going.
Daughter at 5 Years
I give you… the weather, according to Daughter!
The rain clouds are sad because “nobody likes a rainy day,” you see. The spiky things are snowflakes (“Why did you draw snowflakes if it never snows here?” “Just in case we see some!”). The bottom is a “half-sun,” like you see “at bed time, when it’s getting dark.” My favorite part is the top right, though. That’s the snow coming out from behind a cloud, which she occluded expertly to show which one was further from us.
Today the Three Jaguars launched! A couple of you complained that the RSS feed was polluted; the WordPress theme author troubleshot it for me and it’s working correctly now. We get another page on Friday.
Thursday and Saturday, we get Earthrise.
If you can swim to it through the LJ lag, today I posted my budget/goal-setting process for 2013. Your thoughts and questions are, as always, appreciated!
Elsewhere (The Ostensibly-for-Kids Edition)
• How to Make a Recycled Bubble Wrap Game. For kids, for long car trips. So clever!
• The World’s Cutest Rodent. They say pictures of cute animals make you more productive. This is my contribution to your work day!
Quote of the Day
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. – Carl Sagan
Mirrored from MCAH Online.