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Happy Independence Day to my friends in Malta!

I’m so restless - but at the same time I don’t feel like doing anything.

.and congratulations to Conchita!

Congratulations to Austria!

Spring at last - hopefully - got to 56 F yesterday


Felimida binza

…is a species of chromodorid nudibranch that occurs in the Atlantic ocean, ranging from Florida to Brazil. Like other chromodorids Felimida binza feeds almost exclusively on sponges.


Animalia-Mollusca-Gastropoda-Heterobranchia-Euthyneura-Nudipleura-Nudibranchia-Doridoidea-Chromodorididae-Felimida-F. binza

Images: Anne DuPont and Pedro Milet Meirelles

… and in two days I will be another year older

Happy New Year everyone!

Happy Christmas everyone! I’m falling way behind as usual in my Tumblr reading and blogging, but I will try to catch up this week.

One in five American children is now living in poverty, giving the United States the highest child poverty rate of any developed nation except for Romania.

Invisible Child: Girl in the Shadows - Dasani’s Homeless Life (via kurt-vonnebutt)

I’m going to keep reblogging links to this article because it’s shocking, and also maybe 25 minutes from where I grew up, very comfortably, completely unawares.

(via oxfordcommaforever)