Monday, March 24, 2014

Orchestra for the eyeballs...

Pic of the Voynich Manuscript. 


Nighttime mews, trippy skippy KitKats... a might chillier on the tame prairie today, and it snowed... well, sort of snowed... they were tiny, tiny wet flakes of snow that didn't stick... kinda like a snow rain... anyhoo, yesterday morning there was a thin layer of snow on the ground that melted during the afternoon when the sun was high and bright... yep, another long day for this Big Cat... and she's darn worn out. 

Hunker bunker down, darling kittens, and watch your cute tails. 'Cause this Big Cat loves ya!

Authoress news and mews ~

THANK YOU! To everyone who participated in the SPRING FLING BLOG HOP. The winners have been chosen. Congrats to one and all.

You can still head on over to this hop... March 20-25 ~ Springtime in the Country at the Kougar's RAWHIDE AND SUNDOWN ROMANCE blog

The Kougar penned Volcano's Weekly Angelic Forecast... which is posted at Kougar Kisses below, and at these two sites ~ & ~ ~ 

So, the Kougar started a flash scene for her Tuesday post at SHAPESHIFTER SEDUCTIONS.... However! She doesn't get to complete it, and will have to think/dream up another scene... since the one she thought of would ruin the storyline of Pat's ongoing flash story about Cochrane, the monster hunter.


by Pat Cunningham

Overture, curtain, lights. This is it, the night of nights. The players have been introduced, the plot is rolling, the stage is set. That stage is Talbot’s Peak.

# # #

Out at the exit, the police release the Scooby Gang at dawn. They have no real charges to hold them on—everyone agrees Cochrane, currently MIA, was the only one with a gun—and the cops need the cells for the drunk drivers and brawlers that litter the strip every Saturday night. Even Barry receives a “Get Out of Jail Free” card. While the others were ditching their knives, he was flushing his last bag of Panama Red. Barry’s from California. He knows the drill.


Orchestra for the eyeballs ... this is how Stuart Davis described his experience of looking at the Voynich Manuscript. Okay, as a writer, the Kougar must use this poetic description... it's just too awesome.

COAST TO COAST AM ~ The Voynich Manuscript

Date:     03-23-14
Host:     George Knapp
Guests: Stuart Davis, Stephen Bax

The Voynich manuscript is an illustrated codex hand-written in an unknown system that dates back to the early 15th century. To this day, no one has succeeded in deciphering the text. Spiritual artist and musician Stuart Davis and Professor of Linguistics Stephen Bax joined George Knapp to discuss the mystery behind the manuscript and how Prof. Bax is making strides in cracking its enigmatic code. "The illustrations, when coupled with this puzzling script, communicate very clearly that there is a multi-faceted, rich, textured mystery behind this book," Davis remarked. As the world is faced with increasing extinctions of languages, the Voynich manuscript, which has been owned by a number of intriguing people over the centuries, offers an opportunity to possibly recover a lost language, he added.




Science Develops Method of Communicating with Animals
Thursday, March 20, 2014

In recent years, researchers have been exploring methods of interacting with animals in an attempt to understand how they really feel about their lives.

Dr. Ian Duncan, emeritus chair in animal welfare at the University of Guelph, Canada, claims to have developed a system that allows him to ask questions of and receive answers from animals. Years of research using a variety of subjects, from livestock to domestic pets, has allowed him to develop the process, which he says is purely scientific.


Ancient mummies' very private tattoos are revealed by historians using hospital CAT scans

Maryland man may have found two lost or forgotten photos of Lincoln’s funeral procession
Written by Michael E. Ruane

In the first photograph, the crowd outside the church seems to be waiting for something to come down the street. Children stand up front so they can see. Women, in the garb of the mid-1800s, shield themselves from the sun with umbrellas. White-gloved soldiers mill around. And a few people have climbed a tree for a better view.


Brightly-colored UFO spotted on Australia's Gold Coast
A resident of Chevron Island caught a red and green flashing 'alien-looking spaceship' on camera hovering above the sea. — International Business Times


Supersonic Jet Ditches Windows for Massive Live-Streaming Screens
Spike Aerospace is taking advantage of recent advances in video recording, live-streaming, and display technology with an interior that replaces the windows with massive, high-def screens. — Autopia


How Did Sleep Become So Nightmarish?
The mysterious Land of Nod has been colonized by our ambition, and now it’s just an extension of work. — NY Times


The Ancient, Peaceful Art of Self-Generated Hallucination
After five years of practicing meditation, subject number 99003 began to see the lights. — Nautilus

Wishing you romance on the wild side… 

Kisses, Savanna Kougar

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