Don’t miss Friday Ark #115 for a litany of links to animals posts and photos.
Get your vicarious birding fix at I and the Bird #37.
EarthNow! This is quite cool. See images from the U.S. Landsat satellites. You see where the satellite is and what it’s looking at, and you see the images as they scroll across Earth’s surface. [via Phil Plait]
Would that we all could be so in all matters.
insouciant (in·sou·ci·ant): / in SOO see uhnt /
(1) free from worry or anxiety; unconcerned; nonchalance; carefree
[From prefix in- + French souciant, present participle of French soucier meaning “to care or worry,” from Latin sollicitare meaning “to disturb or trouble.”]
Usage: I believe my responsibility to my cats entails nothing less than providing them an insouciant life.
There’s a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
— Oscar Levant
Vazra likes to look at things from a perspective somewhat different than most.