OK, so with the exception of Northmoon, y’all don’t want to talk about what you’re reading (the cold truth, probably, is that most of you didn’t make it to the end of the last lengthy post). Too full of nog, or Hanukkah yummies, or general holiday madness, I understand.
So let’s up the ante: can I interest you in an ecotopian graphic novel created by Aaron Birk, described as “equal parts Buddhist, ecologist and unrelenting optimist,” who laughs that in his work, “There's soil, there's water, there's Mongolian Buddhist superheroes”? (thx for the tip, Worst Horse!)
Read all about The Pollinator’s Corridor here, complete with serialized panels.
Elsewhere, I see that it’s pretty chilly in much of the States, and my family in New England will be having quite the White Christmas. No need to mention how it is here. One of my kitties, Nita, recalling how she fared one winter on the Mongolian streets...
...spends every morning post-breakfast, but pre-sunbeams, snugged right up – obviously, quite contentedly – to the kitchen radiator:
Amazing the difference a little TLC can make, eh?
I hope those of you in the Northern Hemisphere are similarly warm and happy, and for those of you south of the equator...may your sunscreen be the proper SPF, or something.
Hey, I’m curious: what do those of you DODR readers who are “convert Buddhists” do at Christian/Jewish holiday time?