Roo, I offer heartfelt apologies that this took so long. But here’s your photo of the day: the Ruby and the Grandpa. Apparently they’re both big University of Illinois fans.

Swoon! Look at this face! The James glare: she has it.

Guess who called me today via Skype.

One of the things we do here at work is scoff at people who don’t understand reuse, copyright and intellectual property. All day long: “What’s the license say?” “CC BY-NC.” “Then why are you even bothering me?” And yet I’m…

More photos from Halloween courtesy of Brent. Prepare to weep from cute. By the way, Jenny made that costume. Or perhaps “invented” is the better term. Is she not supermom?

Look at this wee Totoro!

Took a family portrait this morning.

You’ve been so good today, that I’m going to give you more photos. Look at this foot! This is her second outfit of the day. We will not speak of what happened to the first.

I arrived yesterday evening, and look what I found. It’s nice that Jenny is following my policy that babies should be in stripes as often as possible. Here’s Mama and baby. Today, she left the stripes and is sporting an…

Here’s the first photo of little Ruby, finally born yesterday morning. Jenny is a total champ, suffering some 50 hours of labor. Isn’t she beautiful?

When Ringling Bros. comes to town, the train parks in Cambridge, and the elephants and ponies have march down through MIT, around by the river, and across the Charles River to the site of the circus. Track removal years ago…

Yeah, I went back. Please don’t make fun of me. This time I brought a Scout. She explained that while it’s OK for me to keep posting photos of birds, I also need to mix it up with some other…

I’m basically haunting the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary. Took several new trails yesterday and basically did a big loop around the whole thing. Lots of wood ducks, red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, not to be confused with Sciurus vulgaris, which ain’t…