Saturday Saves 7/9/11

These are things that have made me happy or thoughtful or sad or… something. Today.

First, what a great idea! I plan to be cremated, since the planet needs neither my body moldering in a casket or releasing a bunch of needless petrochemicals into the ground. So why not just let death give birth to a tree!

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38299

Here’s two minutes of nothing but gorgeous. This is a video link, so click with caution if you have a slow connection.

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=21294655

Scroll to the bottom one. Yeah. That’s all I’m sayin’. ;D

http://io9.com/5819583/30-comic+con-exclusives-that-youd-pawn-off-your-organs-for?popular=true

And from the person who rarely finds a horse story she doesn’t like, a good one….

http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/computers/stories/vermont-uses-draft-horse-to-lay-cable-for-internet-access

If I had the foggiest idea how to do shirring, I might try making one of these. Sadly, my sewing expertise = not so great.  I bet I could do it with elastic, though, now that I think about it.

http://sewlikemymom.com/the-shirt-skirt/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-shirt-skirt

Beautiful photo! I always wonder how in the world the photographer manages something like this.

http://img1.socwall.com/Nature/Landscapes/201018064733-18252.jpg

For those into genealogy, a handy list of state-specific info links.

http://www.n2genealogy.com/

And that’s enough surfing for today. More next time!

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