This piece about the work of a leading bryologist (moss researcher) is just one of the interesting, thought-provoking, or entertaining tidbits that have come my way via brainpickings.org, now celebrating its ninth anniversary. If you don't already know brainpickings, check it out. You might like what you find.
Yesterday was my first float-tank experience. Remember those? Back in the day they were sometimes called sensory-deprivation tanks or isolation tanks, which makes them sound torturey. They were popularized by John C
Super fun times. Water--not much, but some--seeped through our metal fireplace grille and tile fireplace surround last night. Possibilities range from (least awful) our chimney heeds a rain hat to (most awful) our roof is leaking. I'll find out Wednesday afternoon. This is one of those times I miss being a renter.