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Sunday Small Stone 78

thunder captured by coral bowl still rolls as if it owned a prairie full of octopi & waves Related articles ‘Octopuses of the Night,’ A Short Film Featuring Close Up Shots of Octopi Playfully Exploring the Seafloor (laughingsquid.com) What is…

Sunday Small Stone 77

mooring ripples like a pig waking on the reef half-beneath black waves trading foam for digital blue highlights Related articles Flying Drone Captures Underwater Images of 300-Year-Old Coral (livescience.com) Nine Eyes in the Pacific Ocean (space.io9.com) Coral Creeps Up Island…

Sunday Small Stone 76

running towards the moon no longer overhyped perigee but silver over upswept pink clouds and calm dusk blush lagoon Related articles Most “super” supermoon of 2014 on August 10 (earthsky.org) The 101 Best Astronomical Events to Watch Out For in…

Should we burn our rubrics?

  Steven Conn’s post on “The Rise of the Helicopter Teacher” at the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Conversation blog raises important points about students looking for a precise series of steps to follow and instructors who, due to various institutional…

Sunday Small Stone 75

dry rust spider scuttles out from under daddy longlegs on the sand tile tilted _______as the rain Related articles Hairy Ball Turns Into Hundreds Of Daddy Longlegs (geekologie.com) Daddy longlegs once had 4 eyes – Atlanta Journal Constitution (ajc.com) Man…