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Harmilda the Cow, Harvard, IL

Harmilda the Cow, Harvard, IL

Harmilda - a life-sized fiberglass statue - is a mascot of the town of Harvard, Illinois, and the symbol of the town's annual Milk Day festival. Her name is derived from the name of the festival (HArvard MILk DAys).

Harmilda was given as a gift by Robert Jones of Jones Packing Co. in 1966 and resides at the Five Points since then.

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June 21, 2017
King?

King?

Graffiti on a TriBeCa building. Lower Manhattan, New York City.

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October 28, 2016
Striped Searobin (Prionotus Evolans)

Striped Searobin (Prionotus Evolans)

This is a Striped Searobin (Prionotus Evolans) from the Triglidae family, commonly known as sea robins or gurnards.

Here are a few interesting things about sea robins. They make a croaking sound similar to a toad. Their skulls are fully armored and they have spines everywhere. They have spiny "legs" but they are not for walking. The "legs" are sensory organ used to search for food on the bottom. And look at these pectoral fins that look like wings.

How to catch: Sometimes you wish you knew how to not catch them. Striped Sea robins will take any bait and virtually any hook size.

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September 03, 2016
Uncle Sam Stilt Walker

Uncle Sam Stilt Walker

Stilt walking Uncle Sam at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2016.

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June 18, 2016
Mate - Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2016

Mate - Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2016

Coney Island Mermaid Parade, 2016.

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June 18, 2016
Block Statue of Ay

Block Statue of Ay

Limestone. New Kingdom, late Dynasty XVIII, reign of Tutankhamun.

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April 23, 2016
Magical Fish

Magical Fish

Pottery, painted. New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III (circa 1390-1352 B.C.E.) or Akhenaten (circa 1352-1336 B.C.E.). The fish represented is the perch or bolti (Tilapia nilotica), a creature that attracted the attention of the ancient Egyptians by its breeding habits. When bolti eggs have been deposited and fertilized, the female draws them into her mouth and keeps them there until they hatch. The Egyptians came to view the bolti as an animal capable of spontaneous generation and thus as a symbol of resurrection and rebirth.

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April 23, 2016
388 Greenwich Street

388 Greenwich Street

The headquarters for Citigroup's Investment and Corporate Banking operations.

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August 04, 2015
New Bike Path with Plenty of Wildlife (mostly mosquitoes)
Lake Minnewaska. The end of the Path
Lake Awosting

Lake Awosting

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September 16, 2012
Minnewaska State Park

Minnewaska State Park

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September 16, 2012
Interesting Looking Fruit (Would like to find out the name)
Keep off the Grass

Keep off the Grass

This lawn was looking like this for many months.

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April 08, 2012
Away

Away

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May 25, 2010
Golden Bike

Golden Bike

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May 23, 2010
Walking Home from Work