Maned Wolf

Maned Wolf

Chrysocyon brachyurus. At the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT.

Breakfast Buffet

Breakfast Buffet

Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, English muffins, orange juice, fruit, and coffee. At Sheffield’s in Cromwell, CT.

Earth

Earth

May contain trace amounts of Water, Air, and Fire.

This is an Earth-like superball placed on a dark upholstery swatch. By setting the zoom at 50 percent and getting close enough that it fits edge-to-edge, I can get it to look like a real planet seen through a telescope or from orbit.

Here is the unadorned ball at actual size: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30679992@N06/40820997483/