June 8th, 2013


Poem for Saturday, Richmond Goslings, Hard Time

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As predicted we had rain pretty much every moment of Friday, quite hard at times. The squirrels and chipmunks took cover on the new deck until the cats discovered them and batted the windows. I wrote a review of Deep Space Nine's "Hard Time" and drove to the high school to help Adam get all his art projects for the year home, since he couldn't have biked with them even on a sunny day and all students are required to clear out their lockers, drawers, etc. since finals start on Monday. Maddy joined us for dinner with my parents (Chinese food).

Then we came home, watched a couple of episodes of Arrested Development, and watched the news and Orioles wrap-up waiting for Russell Crowe on The Tonight Show (everyone seems to have the clip where Jor-El and Zod break up, which just puts such a big smile on my face -- and I haven't even seen the Fortress of Solitude stuff beyond the two seconds in the trailers). The entomologist who followed Russell, from the University of Maryland, is someone we've met at Maryland Day! Here is a goose family from Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden whose father hissed away a snapping turtle:

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