April 4, 2020

APR 4, springtime excursions (pandemic version) 'stay-at-home'

reptile; painted turtle (Eastern); E. picta; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio
"Nice hot street pavement for sunning"
(Eastern painted turtle)
Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!











immature white ibis; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio
immature white ibis (less than two years)
Note the duller color of the bill and legs
and the brown-black body feathers
 versus its older companions

-compare Jan 30 and 31  
azalea; azalea indica; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio
Early azalea blooms



























Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina
Great egret in the reeds
photo; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio
Evening view from Shem Creek Park


 pandemic; posted sign; Mt. Pleasant; South Carolina




limerick; pandemic; social distancing; posted sign; coronavirus; Giorgio Coniglio

You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Limericks about the Pandemic' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'.



Bonus wordplay map:

wordplay; map; anagrams; Canada; Republican; postal abbreviations; Giorgio Coniglio



April 3, 2020

APR 3, American alligator

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limerick; reptiles; alligator; aggressive; Florida; South Carolina; Giorgio Coniglio



reptiles; alligator; gator; golden oldy; ecology; news; Giorgio Coniglio

You can review this illustrated verse in a wider context by proceeding to 'Herpetologic Verse: Limericks about Reptiles on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'


Bonus wordplay-map:


wordplay; map; anagram; American political parties; Giorgio Coniglio


April 2, 2020

APR 2, the Paris canal - St-Martin








Bonus wordplay ('magical' palindrome):





List of slides; St-Martin canal, verse and notes, + magicpalParis(mania)

April 1, 2020

APRIL FOOLS, reptile fantasy

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!


limerick; reptile; lizard; green anole; Carolina anole; Gecko spp.; gardening; Giorgio Coniglio





reptile; lizard; green anole; Carolina anole; Gecko spp.; gardening; Giorgio Coniglio


You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Herpetologic Verse: Limericks about Reptiles' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'


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March 31, 2020

MAR 31, common moles


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limerick; mammal; common mole; garden pest; neologism; Giorgio Coniglio

mammal; common mole; garden pest; neologism; web-photo; Giorgio Coniglio

March 30, 2020

MAR 30, Carolina (green) anole

Keep more to yourself for a while, wash your hands frequently, remember to laugh on occasion, and stay well!



limerick; reptiles; green anole; Anole carolinensis; sexual anatomy; Giorgio Coniglio


reptiles; green anole; Anole carolinensis; sexual anatomy; Giorgio Coniglio



You can review these illustrated verses in a wider context by proceeding to 'Herpetologic Verse: Limericks about Reptiles' on the full-service blog 'Edifying Nonsense'



Bonus wordplay-map:

wordplay; map; palindromes; Rabat- Ah, what a bar!; As I prefer - Pisa; etc.. Ah
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List of slides: Carolina green anole, verse and notes , + OldWorld palindromes#13  

March 29, 2020

MAR 29, Geebo's angwantibo

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limerick; primates;limerick; primates; relationships; zoophilia; Africa;  Giorgio Coniglio


primate; monkey; angwantibo; Arctocebus spp.; fantasy; gravity; Giorgio Coniglio


Bonus wordplay map:

wordplay; map; palindromes; Americas; A man, a pome, or Romeo - Panama; GIorgio Coniglio


List of slides: G's angwantibo, verse + notes, + new world palindromes#13