Friday Ark #165 24 comments

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24 thoughts on “Friday Ark #165

  • A Blog Around The Clock

    Today’s carnivals

    Oekologie #11 is up on 10000 birds. I and the Bird # 62 is up on Greg Laden. Accretionary Wedge #3 is up on The Other 95%. Change of Shift: Vol. 2, Number 11 is up on Emergiblog. Friday Ark…

  • sisu

    Sid Blumenthal’s “unprecedented decline of U.S. prestige” is so yesterday

    Like Johnny-come-lately British PM Gordon Brown, who’s scrambling to catch up with what WSJ eds dub the new Continental zeitgeist, Tiny — above keeping tabs on the backyard zeitgeist from atop the woodpile — has no truck with anti-Americanism in

  • What Do I Know?

    Friday Cow Blogging

    I don’t know if you can see, but underneath the black cow there is a tiny white calf. When we walked through this pasture, with our dogs on leads, we saw several small calves, about the size of large dogs.

  • 10,000 Monkeys and a Camera

    Friday Creature

    This week, I’ve got an owl butterfly (no, I haven’t made it to the rain forests lately — it’s another critter from the Tennessee Aquarium’s butterfly exhibit). Stay warm, everyone, and enjoy the last weekend before all the holiday madness…

  • Watermark

    Hey, You! Yes, You! You Personal (Cat) Blogger!

    For all you personal bloggers out there, we have two new posts up at Blogging Blog. Anne of Ample Sanity offers some links to free and excellent graphics for your site; and Skellie of gives us her Top 5 Traffic Building Tips for Personal…

  • Why Now?

    Friday Cat Blogging

    Bugger off!
    [Editor: Mikey hates everyone, but me especially. I give him food and he hisses and spits the entire time. He goes to the feeding area and takes his customary spot, but when I’m putting down the food in front of him, as alway…

  • Greg Laden's Blog

    Blog Carnivals

    Friday’s Ark * 165 This is a “Friday Cat Blogging” carnival, but not at all restricted to cats. Rather, animals of all kinds are depicted. Cat to Art! #2 This is a carnival of people’s efforts to “showcase pets…

  • X-TREME Tea Time

    Friday Creature

    This is Moe, one of Dear Boyfriend’s mother’s two Boston terriers. Don’t be decived by the moment I captured– sweet is not exactly the word I would use to describe them. Nothing against the Bostons, I simply don’t associate…

  • Mind of Mog

    So Soon

    It was just last week that I cleaned the sofa cushion slipcovers. Note clean covers not yet on the cushions, stacked nearby, but the cats are laying on them.
    The first shot was in the morning, second in the evening after the boys had a chance to get d…

  • Pharyngula

    Carnivalia and an open thread

    More carnivals, including one that is new to me! I and the Bird #62 Friday Ark #165 Accretionary Wedge #3 (a geology carnival!) And we have a new Tangled Bank coming up at From Archaea to Zeaxanthol next Wednesday—send those…

  • Music and Cats

    Feline Friday: Parlor panther

    I can’t explain why this photo of Sergei inspired me to look for poetry, but in my search I found (again) Pablo Neruda’s wonderful Oda al Gato (in translation, because my Spanish is not so good). Here’s an excerpt:
    O little
    emperor w…

  • The Skwib

    Welcome Dr. Tundra (& links)

    A hearty welcome to The Skwib’s old friend and psychotropic adventurer, Dr. Maximillian Tundra. He’s agreed to help Mark pick up some of the blogging slack around here, while he is off writing novels and whatnot.
    A few carnivals that you…

  • iMeowza


    Me, up close and dirty natch. Real dirty. Lay on the couch and get it dirty dirty. Perfect. Mog loves me, yes she does.
    Them, may be clean, may be dirty:
    Bad Kitty Cats Festival of Chaos at Kashim & Orthello
    Optional Theme – On Accident Or On Purp…

  • iInfidel

    So It’s Caturday

    Caturday is so over used even thou this is Caturday. I’m coming to get you. So pet me now. I am clean. Unlike Meowza.
    Other kitties needing petting can be found at:
    Bad Kitty Cats Festival of Chaos at Kashim & Orthello
    Optional Theme – On Ac…

  • Athenamama

    Jackie Makes a Kill

    A hapless giraffe somehow found it’s way into our living room this past week, but I am afraid he didn’t make it very far before he was taken down by one of the most prolific hunters in our household. Jackie…

  • Andrée

    We have a Most Holy Cat: Hunter! And unbelievable as it sounds, Bad Kitty Cats is mentioned in the LOLCat Bible reading for this weekend.

  • TacJammer

    Hunter, Prey — the Return

    Mycah continues her observation of the local wildlife… and it continues to observe her. [Click for larger — 1024×768. Too big? Too bad. Get a bigger monitor.] I’ve never really thought I would want or need a video camera, but only a video would…

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