My cat has just discovered that the chair I usually sit in at the kitchen table is perfect for him, so now I will never be allowed to sit in it again.
My cat is doing his very best to convince me to take the day off today.
News broke this week that paleontologists have determined that a set of bones found in Big Bend back in the 1980s is actually a hitherto unknown type of duck-billed dinosaur. Whenever I hear of a new species, I can’t help but wonder how long that new species identification will last.
It’s just a glorious time of year for flowering plants in California. Google tells me this one is oleander.
Earlier this summer, we happened across a line of vintage cars parked on a street next to a town festival in Northern California. Naturally, I took pictures. Here’s a selection of vintage Ford motor cars from that show.
It’s just a glorious time of year for flowering plants in California. Google tells me this one is a bougainvillea.
Happy 4th of July! We’re going to take a few days off here at Caterpickles Central to enjoy the summer and maybe learn a few things about vintage cars. ‘Tis the season for vintage cars, after all.
It’s not summer if I don’t have at least one bug post. Google tells me this caterpillar will probably grow up to be a Western Tussock Moth.
One of the few books I’ve read that deals with what happens in a WWII concentration camp after liberation, Vesper Stamper’s beautifully illustrated book, What the Night Sings, is essential reading for our times.
While touring the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo in San Jose, CA, The Twelve-Year-Old and I spotted a tree with a smattering of feathery pink flowers.…