Saturday, April 30, 2011

Boudreaux

origin of all Cajun jokes, such as:

Thibodeaux: Boudreaux, did you get the parrot I sent you for your birthday?
Boudreaux: Yes, it was good!
Thibodeaux: You ate the bird?
Boudreaux: Of course I ate it.
Thibodeaux: But that bird spoke five different languages!
Boudreaux: Then he should have said something.

Friday, April 29, 2011

bokor

Employing puffer fish, he reanimates.
With thorn apple, he enslaves.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Endymion

The Moon goddess Selene loved the mortal so, she asked Zeus to grant him eternal sleep. She lay by him nightly.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011

playing piece

I no longer have the game, but I do still have the playing piece.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

bugbear

Parents would trot him out to keep the kids in line,
but he was just too cuddly to scare them.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

sunk

Last sighting of Captain William Donnelly
on his descent into the Mindanao Deep.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

arrowhead

Side-notched Piedmont plateau, Pennsylvania.
Depicts Amish target.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

dormant spore

Brought back to Earth 50 years ago by Yuri Gagarin on board Vostok 1. It awaits ideal conditions.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011