By Lambert Strether of Corrente
Affected person readers, I needed to end up a put up on gig employees, and so this can be a quick model of Water Cooler. However there’s an excessive amount of occurring for me to not put up, so please come again in a pair hours for a extra full model. In the meantime, discuss amongst yourselves! –lambert
Chook Track of the Day
Grey’s Lark, Naukluft Park, Namibia. “Calls earlier than daybreak with full moon.” I don’t know what that delicate whirring noise is. Courtship show?
Contact info for vegetation: Readers, be at liberty to contact me at lambert [UNDERSCORE] strether [DOT] corrente [AT] yahoo [DOT] com, to (a) learn how to ship me a test in case you are allergic to PayPal and (b) to learn how to ship me photographs of vegetation. Greens are positive! Fungi and coral are deemed to be honorary vegetation! If you’d like your deal with to look as a credit score, please place it at the beginning of your mail in parentheses: (thus). In any other case, I’ll anonymize by utilizing your initials. See the earlier Water Cooler (with plant) right here. From TH:
TH writes: “One other pretty Roger’s Gardens specimen: A cheery Chinese language Lantern (Alkekengi officinarum).”
Readers: Water Cooler is a standalone entity not coated by the not too long ago concluded and — thanks! — profitable annual NC fundraiser. So for those who see a hyperlink you particularly like, or an merchandise you wouldn’t see wherever else, please don’t hesitate to specific your appreciation in tangible kind. Keep in mind, a tip jar is for tipping! Common optimistic suggestions each makes me really feel good and lets me know I’m heading in the right direction with protection. Once I get no donations for 5 or ten days I get anxious. Extra tangibly, a relentless trickle of donations helps me with bills, and I think about that trickle when setting fundraising targets:
Right here is the display that can seem, which I’ve helpfully annotated:
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