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What In The WORLD Is This?

Cruise on over to the Photo Nature Blog and find out: Here’s Looking at You Kid.

Uff Da! Viking Blood!

Meet Murr Brewster, if you haven’t already.  If she didn’t exist, I’d have had to invent her — except I’m not that clever.  Read — Rejoice!  You have a new addiction just waiting to happen.

When I was the age I should have been reading about spunky girl detectives or Victorian maids, my dad brought home a copy of Njal’s Saga, finally in paperback after a thousand years in vellum. Njal’s was one of several Norse sagas originating in tenth-century Iceland, and I devoured it. I’m not sure why. I might have been trying to locate some sign of gusto in my heritage. I’d already preferred to think of my own origins as leaning to the Norwegian side, although it was not a spicy bunch, my maternal relatives pale and mild-mannered and modest to a fault. I discounted the contribution from my dour Puritan forebears who were brought into the gene pool to introduce blotchiness. But I simply had nothing in the way of ethnicity….  Read more…

What does the “C” stand for? — Murrmurrs

Murr does it again!

The C-string is designed for women who find the thong too dowdy. Referring to it as underpants is like calling Roast Bacterium an entrée. It is an attempt to reduce the underwear to its most essential part. If you wanted a more minimalist approach, you could just knit your pubic hair in place.  Read more…