Tag Archives: Animals

It’s still cruelty at some level

Although my good friend Ethan is nuts for Steely Dan and we saw them before Walter Becker died (half the band) at the Venetian, I must say the owner is cruel for not playing something more contemporary.

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Rest in Peace Scarface the Lion

This lion dying of old age (14) is a big deal because it’s a rare event. If you didn’t read the article, the short version is that most males are only in charge of a pride for several years before … Continue reading

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There’s a snake in my yard!

 A weird thing I noticed in the corner of my eye while walking around my yard to the mailbox. I wasn’t brave enough to pick up the snake. I didn’t think the creature was doing any harm, it just … Continue reading

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Here’s a happy little dog to brighten everyone’s day

Last weekend, I had dinner at Jennifer’s friend’s place and he has these three funny little Pomeranians. To me, the smaller the dog, the more “dog” in their behavior. Bigger dogs think they fit in your lap like my cats. … Continue reading

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Mystery mall birds figured out

If you ever go to the strip mall with Terra Toys, Dragon’s Lair, Precision Camera and Conan’s Pizza, you’ll find the exteriors peppered with these really well-made nests with plenty of bird crap on the ground nearby. I knew they … Continue reading

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New Chucks for May 2020, part 7

This is the second pair called Animal Prints. Which animal this should be, I’m not sure. I want to go with a giraffe but I think their pattern is blockier. It could be some type of big feline, again, no … Continue reading

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New Chucks for May 2020, part 2

This pair falls under a design group Converse chose to call Animal Prints. As you can see, the shoes are supposed to resemble fish scales but it’s just printed into the canvas. Pretty cool in my opinion.

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All our pets are wondering this by now…

My older cat Isis is in complete agreement, the younger cat Agamemnon probably thinks this is normal.

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Raven (maybe) using the building acoustics to warn others?

 Heard this weird cawing on my way into the gym. Thankfully, I got a repeat instead of the bird clamming up like animals often do when they know they’re being recorded!

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Poor creature thanks to Austin drivers

Last night I was happily driving home because I got to meet Adam Savage of Mythbusters (more about this eventually) and while I was in the home stretch on Pflugerville’s main drag (aka FM 1825/Pecan Street), a possum was on the road. … Continue reading

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