December 15th, 2011

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Australia Day 24: In which we all get older, but one of us celebrates



The kid on the left is now 19. He’s wearing his favorite shirt in honor of his birthday. The celebration included a visit to the aquarium, dinner at an upscale vegetarian restaurant, a wombat (stuffed), a boring present of clothes, and Victoria sponge. As previously noted, I don’t manage to take pictures of food before eating it, so I offer two successful aquarium pictures instead.

Here is a sea star:



Here is the most outgoing octopus I’ve ever seen.