Tag Archives: nature

Photo Friday: Baby Birds

A few weeks ago, I saw two baby birds in my yard in the same day. The first one was in one of the flower pots in the back… Not pictured: I saw the mother fly down to it there and feed it a worm. Sweet! I took this picture from inside my garage, since […]

Photo Friday: Part One

Here’s an idea for regular posts that are just a little easier to stick with than Fanart Fridays or Sketchy Sundays – Photo Fridays! Every couple of weeks on Friday, I’ll post some of my more interesting photos that I’ve taken throughout the course of my daily life. I finally got a camera that’s worth something, so […]

Mixed Nuts Textures #1

My first texture set, originally distributed through the Asterism! 20 textures here, all high-resolution. Download Full Download Mini (These were taken over the span of several years with different cameras, so the quality between each differs slightly. I made sure to select the best for this pack! My personal favorite is “woodcavern”.)

Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami

I actually have a lot of articles planned right now, all lying dormant due to a momentary dip in language-studying momentum and real-life happenings. Yet all those things pale in face of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami which has rocked northern Japan. Last Thursday I went to bed at a decent time, for […]

Japanese Nature: Bugs

Mushi! 虫! Bugs! They’re all over the place! And the Japanese variety are just as abundant and cool. I’ve always been a fan of bugs, but sometimes people in Japan have a different level of fandom going on… Popular Mushi Japanese rhinoceros beetle If you’ve got any familiarity about Japan or even just anime, you […]

Japanese Treehouses

Are you addicted to Toxel? I am. It posted about treehouses, and there are a couple of interesting ones in Okinawa. The Beach Rock Treehouse was designed by Takashi Kobayashi. What’s best is this is the thing in which we’ll likely make first contact! Kobayashi, a leading treehouse-maker, also made this: One speculates that because […]