Some of these look more staged and even photoshopped to me, but that doesn’t make them any less visual delights. Enjoy.
I’m a firm believer in a life shared with our furry friends, but sometimes life doesn’t go the way you want it to. Here’s an article on ways to help afford necessary medical care for those life companions health care doesn’t cover.
Army Culture (Sociology)
This simple, no holding back speech by Australia’s Chief of Army David Morrison should be a must watch for anyone in a position of power. What he says should be obvious. It’s not. Whether talking about SFWA or gamers, or politicians, or military forces, the lack of this simple message is obvious. That this man, who is neither a young radical nor a woman, can get it so completely should send a message to those who dismiss or otherwise fail to recognize that equality and respect go hand in hand.
World building (Writing)
If you can be inspired to create worlds by a single image, this series of natural and human intervention scenes should offer endless inspiration:
This is a site listing images available for use under a creative commons license that has a bunch of good wildlife pictures. I discovered it because I was looking for a canary for a canary post. A picture is a good way to liven up a text blog post.
Fall into a world where beauty is a facade, and one elf is pushed beyond reason to rid herself of the smooth-skinned curse. ~ Now available as an eBook:
Curve of Her Claw