efedra:

Xia Xiaowan - Chinese Ancient Landscape of Guo Xi, 2007

efedra:

Xia Xiaowan - Chinese Ancient Landscape of Guo Xi, 2007

In his series, The Good Badlands, photographer Guy Tal seeks to show us that though it is often hidden, and may only appear briefly, there is delicate and subtle beauty in abundance for any viewer with patience and desire.

art-of-swords:

Yatagan Sword

  • Dated: 19th century
  • Culture: Turkish
  • Measurements: overall length 78.5 cm

The sword has a curved, single-edged, concave blade. The silver grip and ring-nut are  engraved with floral motifs and have remains of gilding and nielloed frames. The pommel features the typical “ears”.

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They have taken to each other very well I think.

They have taken to each other very well I think.

Oh my godddddd. Help me, the crazy puppet guy that works across the hall from me is now working in my office due to construction.

He has brought his puppets. He is concerned about them and how they may inhale construction dust and is asking for masks for them.

Christ, my job is ridiculous.

Rupert, the new baby at our zoo.

Rupert, the new baby at our zoo.

I was looking for one of my favorite books from when I was younger and I remembered a conversation that I had with Katie once. 

We were reading Fire Bringer which was my favorite book as a child, hands down. We were about a chapter in and Katie looked at me and said this.

"You do realize this book is about World War II but with deer, right?"

So my future was definitely determined for me.