hey everyone!


I know I haven’t posted in a long time. Sorry about that.

Update on time!

Since my last post, I have completely turned my life around. I have lost 40 lbs, and I feel amazing about myself.

This entry was posted on 2015/07/29. 1 Comment

Tufted Titmouse


The tufted titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) is a small songbird from North America, a species in the tit and chickadee family (Paridae). The black-crested titmouse, found from central and southern Texas southwards, was included as a subspecies but is now considered a separate species B. atricristatus.

These birds have grey upperparts and white underparts with a white face, a grey crest, a dark forehead and a short stout bill; they have rust-coloured flanks. The song is usually described as a whistled peter-peter-peter. They make a variety of different sounds, most having a similar tone quality.

The habitat is deciduous and mixed woods as well as gardens, parks and shrubland[2] in the eastern United States; they barely range into southeastern Canada in the Great Lakes region. They are all-year residents in the area effectively circumscribed by the Great Plains, the Great Lakes, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. The range is expanding northwards, possibly due to increased availability of winter food at bird feeders. The birds are nowadays resident all year even in rural Ohio where there are few bird feeders, while it was noted around 1905 that many birds from these areas migrated south in winter.[2][3]

They forage actively on branches, sometimes on the ground, mainly eating insects, especially caterpillars, but also seeds, nuts and berries. They will store food for later use. They tend to be curious about their human neighbors and can sometimes be spotted on window ledges peering into the windows to watch what’s going on inside. They are more shy when seen at bird feeders; their normal pattern there is to scout the feeder from the cover of trees or bushes, fly to the feeder, take a seed, and fly back to cover to eat it.

Tufted titmice nest in a hole in a tree, either a natural cavity, a man-made nest box, or sometimes an old woodpecker nest. They line the nest with soft materials, sometimes plucking hair from a live animal such as a dog. If they find shed snake skin, they will try to incorporate pieces of it in their nest.[4] Their eggs are under an inch long and are white or cream-colored with brownish or purplish spots. Sometimes, a bird born the year before remains to help its parents raise the next year’s young. The pair may remain together and defend their territory year-round. These birds are permanent residents and often join small mixed flocks in winter. In rare cases, many birds may flock together to rest in a log or tree; some may even suffocate because so many birds are crowded inside of one cavity.Tufted Titmouse

This entry was posted on 2014/12/15. 1 Comment

Family Album


Sweetness!

Survivalcraft

Here’s clothes progress update.

I am now past the visual stage, which is working and looking nice. There’s a few little niggles, but the heavy lifting is done. The clothes render in all viewports, inventory, as pickables or projectiles, and look good.

Here’s the family album, various clothes and armor combinations:

FamilyAlbum

As you see, you can wear multiple clothing and armor items in each slot! I think this is the coolest feature of them all. You can wear underclothes, then proper clothes and finally top it up with armor. All the effects combine.

Almost turned the game into a “girly” dress-a-princess game 🙂

I am rushing towards the release, hopefully not much longer to wait now.

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Hummingbird


The people outside of the Americas probably have no idea what a hummingbird is. Hummingbirds are small,colorful and fast birds that feed on flower nectar and insects.

images   This is a male ruby throated hummingbird.

more bad news.


My knee keeps on getting better and better… sarcastically

Had to have another surgery on the knee. The bone plug that holds my repaired tendon in place splintered and came out of place. Been in recovery for a few days after the surgery, hope that it stays in place this time. Getting very tired of not being able to get around by myself. 😦

This entry was posted on 2014/08/07. 1 Comment

Update on my knee!


My knee is healing good and I go to have my check-in Friday. Hopefully the 35ish staples can be removed from my skin. Itchy as f###. Pardon my French. The immobilization thing is made of 1 cm thick foam and goes from my hip to mid calf. Six metal strips prevent the knee from bending. Two on the back,and two more on each side of the knee. No screws in my knee, which is a good thing. Gonna have a HUGE scar though. About 6 inch or 15.24 cm.