Infinity color grey left dog in car Kansas plate 134DSL

Dude in the grey infinity KS license 134 DSL.

You skated past me at Home Depot when I tried to report you. You CAN NOT leave your small corgie dog in a car on a 100 deg day.

Posting the plate if any one in Overland Park KS KNOWS WHO THIS BAD PERSON IS!!!!!

Shame shame shame!!!!!!!!

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Blue holes are thought to be sink holes.  These can occur on the floor of the ocean or even on islands.  Over eons, new reefs or caves are created over the sink hole.  Still evident are venting bubbles gurgling up gasses.

National Geographic has done several episodes on Blue holes.  Because of their “undisturbed” nature, they can be a look-back in time for geologic events, prior inhabiting species and serve as a window for available plant species and food sources of creatures inhabiting the seas and islands in the Bahamas.

 

For more information on Blue holes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_hole

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/08/bahamas-caves/todhunter-text

http://www.bahamascaves.com/blueholes.html

What Sound do you Love the Most??

We watched Project Runway last night.  It was fun to see a bunch of city people “glamping”  Amazing how everyone looked clean and refreshed after their nights sleep.

Justin, the deaf designer with the cochlea implant, had a terrific question.

What sound do you love the most?

Think about it.  We cringe at chalk on boards, squeaks under the carpet, unconsolable kids screaming on airplanes.  But what sound gives you the most joy or pleasure?

For me . . . its ocean surf.  I love it.  I flat out love it in all its forms.  

the slow lap against the side of a boat

the wooshing sound when waves break

Surf Breaking

the crashing noise when it hits rocks

the booming as the storm surges around  pier pillons

So???   What is your favorite sound?

 

 

Humulus Lupulus or Hops

My neighbor is a beer dude.  At first I thought he was “frying turkey’s” in his garage.  Be careful man.  We don’t need you blowing up your house!!  “Nooooo, he assured us.  Just making a batch of home made brew”.

Last year, beer dude even planted his own Hops bushes.  These have been so much fun to watch grow.  He had them trained up the vine trellis.

This year, the little flowers were close enough that I could get a couple good pictures of the buds as they peaked through the fence.

Hops flower at chez day Hops @ chez day

Even Buck decided to try munching on the little buds.

Buck with Hops Mmmmmmm More Hops

No beer for me.  Last time I took a sip was when the Gordon Beirsch opened in Leawood.  A glass of brew and garlic fries turned my insides out.  I’ve stuck to wine ever since.

Sometimes the smells of things (like pizza) still waft over and tease that, sure, you can eat just a little.  But no.  The pain just isn’t worth it.

More From Wikipedia

Humulus lupulus (common hop or hop) is a species of flowering plant in the Cannabaceae familynative to Europe, western Asia and North America. It is a dioeciousperennialherbaceous climbing plant which sends up new shoots in early spring and dies back to a cold-hardy rhizome in autumn. Strictly speaking it is a bine rather than a vine, using its own shoots to act as supports for new growth.

The species is a main ingredient of many beers, and as such is widely cultivated for use by the brewing industry (for more information, see the main article on Hops). The fragrant flower cones (hops) impart bitterness and flavor, and also have preservative qualities.[1] The extract is antimicrobial, which makes it useful for making natural deodorant.[2] Hops also contain the potent phytoestrogen8-prenylnaringenin, that may have a relative binding affinity to estrogenreceptors.[3] Hop also contains myrcenehumulenexanthohumolmyrcenollinalooltannins, and resin.

Graffiti is Everywhere

On Iguana island, just inside the belt of trees, Sean and his buddies found several decaying buildings.  Large concrete structures that once was a house or out buildings.

DSCF3063You couldn’t really see the buildings from our side of the beach. In his words, people had painted all over the crumbling walls.  “it looked kind of cool, so I some took pictures”.

Cool indeed.  Great photo’s Sean!!

DSCF3053 DSCF3055 DSCF3056I wish I was born a bird instead.  I wish we were all born birds instead.

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