Thursday, February 28, 2008
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Here we have "The Thinker."
Ah... the young Friar Tuck with a twinkle in his eye.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Here's what the artist has to say: "I was born in London, England on October 26 1958, the youngest of four and much to my parent’s surprise, I was born a dog. This unfortunate turn of events was soon accepted within my family and was never again mentioned in the presence of polite company. I was a rambunctious youth as was natural to my breed but showed a fine interest in the arts as I drew pictures incessantly on anything including the walls and floors of every room of our tiny house. After some trouble with intolerant neighbors, my family was convinced to move to Canada... "
The Titan arum is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, flowers in the world. It only blooms every several years or so in the wilds of Indonesia, if I'm not mistaken, and very rarely in captivity. At the University of Wisconsin at Madison, it has bloomed at least three times in the last several years. When it blooms, it gives off a horrific stench, like a cross between rotting flesh and burnt sugar.