This morning, my computer decided to start behaving strangely in ways that were highly alarming. As I struggle to back up some files and photos that I’d been neglectful of before they disappear forever into the ether, I am lacking time to write a coherent blog post.

However, just this weekend, I discovered that there are these wondrous animals I didn’t know about.

They look like this.

Hopkin's Rose (Hopkinsia rosacea)

Or this:

nudibranch meeting

Or this:


Or this.


Or really any number of other magnificent things. When things are difficult, it’s helpful to remember that there are such things in the world as this.

Oh and this:

Nudibranch (4 cm) 1