WordPress and the LeetSpeak Connection

My 1337 Likes Trophy

(hip hip huzzar!)

Getting WordPress trophies for Likes and Follows is like the icing on a slice of New York cheesecake. It’s a pat on the back. A digital cheerleader that motivates you to keep up the good work, and encourages you to continue blogging your heart (and thoughts) out in the most eloquent way you can, whether that’s with words, images or both.

Today, I was given this interesting WordPress notification and trophy: “Congratulations on getting 1337 total likes on SIM | ANTICS.” At this point, I’d like to interject with a sanitized Wth? remark (which, translated into French, approximates “Quoi?”) Continue reading

One Peppy Pooch Finally Poses

This gallery contains 3 photos. Meet Katie the adorable Maltipoo. She’s the naturally-caffeinated spokescanine of The Secret Garden of Boundary Bay. At least, that’s how we were introduced to her on the evening of July 16. Never mind that she had just returned from the beach (hence her red flotation vest) … because she still had plenty of energy to burn off.

Katie-the-Maltipoo

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Lynda Mariposas! (Pretty Butterflies!)

This gallery contains 2 photos. Two different species of tropical (Costa Rican) free-flying butterflies in the Amazon exhibit. Photographed at the Vancouver Aquarium on July 6. First up: heliconius cydno galanthus, aka, the Cydno Longwing. That curly protrusion is its tongue!

Heliconius-Cydno-1

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