Saturday, May 28, 2016

Still Life with Robin: Take a Little Break

Photo by Bill Adler
by Peggy Robin

Every now and then (OK, it’s when I run out of ideas) I fill this space with links to stuff other people have posted that are either a) funny; b) amazing (but possibly photo-shopped); or c) good time-wasters whenever you need a little break. In that spirit, I present the following:

This adorable exchange on Grammarly:

What dancing en pointe looks like without toe shoes:
(Scroll down to the video time-stamped May 15 at 5:46pm)

What the moon looks like when it hits just that right point over San Francisco:

And finally, just posted on the marvelous Atlas Obscura website in time for the Memorial Day weekend, a friendly reminder not to take a selfie with seals:
And while you're on that site, be sure to click on the link to the original “No, this is not a parody” memo from NOAA:

By the way, if you are still in the mood for a bit more procrastination, stay on that Atlas Obscura website for a while and just wander around. If you happen to be flying this Memorial Day weekend, you might discover it's a good way to occupy yourself while waiting in a 3-hour TSA security line!

Still Life With Robin is published on the Cleveland Park Listserv and on All Life Is Local on Saturdays.

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