According to everything I have read, this lion isn't really black. It's a hoax, a Photoshop manipulation. It is however, not a genetic impossibility. Color mutations among creatures great and small are never impossible. This particular picture originally showed (supposedly) a very rare white lion that has been manipulated to appear black. I'm not sure why showing an extremely rare white … Continue reading KING OF BEASTS – THE BLACK LION UPDATE
Truth Serum - You’ve come into possession of one vial of truth serum. Who would you give it to (with the person’s consent, of course) — and what questions would you ask? I would start by asking why you can't seem to regularly publish the Daily Prompt without problems? Why there were never any problems until … Continue reading WHERE OH WHERE HAS MY LITTLE PROMPT GONE?
It still hasn't rained. Rain is in the forecast and maybe it'll be enough to make a difference. There's more predicted for next week, though I have no idea how accurate prediction for 10 days from now can be. We can certainly hope. On the up side of the drought, the foliage is glorious. Autumn … Continue reading AUTUMN — HERE AND GLORIOUS
Share Your World – 2014 Week 39 Did you ever get lost? Did I ever get lost? When am I not lost? I have no sense of direction. Ask anyone. You could put a paper bag over my head in my living room, twirl me around twice, take the bag off and I would be lost. … Continue reading GRATEFUL PILGRIMS – SHARING OUR WORLD
The Great Divide - The Daily Prompt for Monday, September 29, 2014 When reading for fun, do you usually choose fiction or non-fiction? Do you have an idea why you prefer one over the other? There is no great divide. You must have made that up. Or maybe you don't read much because if you did, you … Continue reading NO GREAT DIVIDE
The Mumford is normally a powerful little river. It's the largest of the Blackstone's tributaries. The Mumford's wrath has more than once been felt as it overflowed its banks and turned the town into a lake. Mighty no more. The Mumford is barely a stream. Until the dam in Uxbridge, where the river crosses Route 16, the … Continue reading IT WAS A MIGHTY RIVER – GARRY ARMSTRONG
Statistics are a hot topic among bloggers. Some of us obsess over them. I don't obsess exactly, but I'm aware and interested. I take a daily look. Usually. Over all, things are looking up at Serendipity. There has been a slow but steady increase in readership over the past 7 months. It's encouraging -- and today I breached a threshold. FOLLOWERS I've … Continue reading MORE STATS AND STATS – 5,000 BLOG FOLLOWERS