Friday, November 30, 2007
Here is a closeup of one of the blooms. Needs to be in focus.
A side view of the bloom can be seen here which shows the curling pedals
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Saturday, November 24, 2007
[EDITED: Okay, I need to do my research before posting. It appears this plant is a Billbergia nutans or "Queen Tears". The pictures I am finding on the internet look very much like this plant.]
A picture taken minutes ago from when this post was written shows a multicolor blooms forming. I wonder if they will open?
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
After publishing this post earlier, I did some more research and found that trilobites are arthropods. Their bodies are divided into three sections: cephalon, thorax, and phygidium. In the picture below, I labeled part of the spine breaking away but that was the thorax. They do have spines but in the sense of pointed parts that stick out to fend off predators.
The Trilobite imprint below has been further revealed after using a small awl and hammer to remove pieces of it. It looks like this relatively large trilobite was squished and twisted when it got buried in this mud. I will need to get ruler next to them next time I take a picture.
Sunday, November 18, 2007
The Courier Journal's Bob Hill was interviewed first and he did well in his exchange with the host. It would have been nice to mention that Bob has a local radio show on WFPL about gardening or that he runs a plant nursery. Bob did bring some gifts of some bottled water with a unique name that is produced in Kentucky.
Above pictures shows quiz contestant looking out into theater, Michael Feldman looking to greet members of the audience, and Jim Packard (in background in red).
Sunday, November 04, 2007
Here are the two teams warming up before the game started.
This picture shows a Kentucky player scoring on the inside.
Here is an outside shot going through the hoop.
During a long TV timeout, the cheering squad brings out the big K and then the wildcat mascot is raised up before to get the crowd standing to raise the cheer.
At the end of the game, the pep band plays "My Old Kentucky Home" while the cheer leading and pep squads sway back and forth. Kentucky won the game 82-63.