Can you tell I grew up in the suburbs and have lived in cities since I left college? I really like photographing farm animals. Especially free-range piggies.
There were no survivors.
Here's a reddit birthday cake some awesome person made for a redditor. Alas, I've got no idea of the source beyond this Imgur link, so let me know whom I should attribute this wonderful artwork to. It's still a total mindjob to think that 5 years ago, I never imagined my little alien would've gotten so famous. Thanks, reddit! It was my birthday on the 24th, so I'm pretending my name is on the cake.
Today, my birthday, is the 95th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Last night, we took part in a torch-light procession from the Matenadaran to the Genocide Museum & Memorial overlooking the capital of Yerevan. The walk was less somber than I expected, but when we finally reached the memorial, the sight and sounds of so many mourning Armenians laying flowers was incredibly moving.
On the road to Kapan, you'll find this bear, which is not to be trifled with.
Naked scale in Kapan for weighing out freshly ground coffee.