Llama with its ears back

For anyone who wonders what the tell-tale signs are that a llama is about to spit a mouthful of straw and spittle, ears back and head reared back are the things to look out for – as here.

Nikon D60 with 18-55mm lens at ISO400 1/125 second at f5.6

llama

It snowed yesterday

It snowed yesterday and the trees were laden with the lightest of fresh snow

Apropos of nothing, I watched a program on the television recently where a man showed that as often as not, water needs a seed for it to turn to ice when it is cooled below zero degrees centigrade (32˚ Fahrenheit).

It completely undermines one of those basic facts that I always believed to be true. It was an eye opener not just because of what I learned to un-learn about water, but because it has taught me that there may be many things I may need to unlearn.

Back to the photo. It is now an ecard at Quillcards for distinctive ecards, and it makes a pretty picture to send to a friend or family, whether as a birthday card or just to say hello.

winter