Happy Christmas, Fun-filled Festive Season and have a Wonderful New Year in 2014
Gentlemen and Ladies: If you cannot see a reindeer, large cocktail glass firmly gripped in it's hoof, with the drink splashing out, then it is time to take it easy... slow down... kick back....look at it upside down.... articulate your wonder
like a songbird, and then pass it on with a knowing comment and artful chuckle.
Copyright guy menendez
Appendum - Now here it is with an outline to help you see the cartoon reindeer: Apparently it is not that common to see cartoon characters around you in the world when sober and straight, which I was when taking the original photo.
Well, even though the web is full of cat videos and pictures, how can I resist posting this one of Mr Pepper, who is reclining with a degree of confidence and casual expectation that is quite staggering, were he human. Right on, kitty.
Other than during the Aurora Borealis it is rare to see green in the sky. An old memory I still have is of being called a liar by my teacher in front of the whole class, because I claimed to have seen green in a sunset.
Well, here we have it, a belated 38 or so years ago. As sunlight hits high cloud at a low angle (just before sunset in this case) the ice crystals refract the light into the colours of the rainbow, and here we have green visible along with some other colours.
This effect is fleeting and easy to miss but I just happened to be cloud watching, as one does sometimes.
As one of the most road-accessable areas of old growth forest on Vancouver Island, Cathedral Grove has lots of visitors, and therefore need of toilet facilties. The setting is so magnificent, the roof should have been made see-through, to allow a good view of the giant 800 year old Douglas Fir trees.