This here bringer of the pooper to the fun party

The wildlife version of Rocky

Battle at Kruger “A battle between a pride of lions, a herd of buffalo, and 2 crocodiles at a watering hole in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.” If you’ve got a spare 8 minutes and 23 seconds you have to watch this video, and be…

November 21, 2007

Simple, reusable tissue box

When I first said that I wanted to start a style section I immediately got bombarded with email asking if I had any suggestions for a tissue box that didn’t suck. Just so happens that several months ago Maggie sent me this wooden tissue box…

My botanical equivalent

This tree is in our neighbor’s front yard, and I have no idea what it is (help Greenthumb!), but the bark is almost black and these berries are vibrant yellow, and when I first saw it I had this totally visceral reaction, like if I…

Cold morning at the dog park

Took a quick trip this morning up to what the locals call “Scum Dog,” presumably because this open field is usually covered in a mixture of mud and poo, but today I managed to escape without stepping in any mysterious puddles. Also, I got to…