Mikhail: Looking Like The Cool Cat That He Is

Mikhail is back! No more doldrums for this old cat! He’s suave and deboner in his cave. I’m guessing there must be a heated floor in there for him. I was fortunate to have a young lady to walk with yesterday. She was interested in finding the flamingo exhibit which started my mini-tour of our zoo. She was pleasant to talk to and interested in all of our animals. What a pleasant way to spend a beautiful morning! The zoo is now going back to its regular opening time of 9:00 a.m. instead of 10:00.

Mikhail Back In Shape

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Five Themes for Writers and Readers

I am sure I am not the only one who would spend hours playing with themes and designs.

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In the past, we’ve highlighted some of our favorite themes for longform enthusiasts and bloggers who just want to write. Today, let’s take a look at five free themes, launched in the past several months, that offer a distraction-free writing and reading experience.


radcliffe readabilityRadcliffe combines bold typography with a clutter-free post layout, as shown above. Ideal for longform writing, the theme works blissfully out of the box for those focused on lots of text. The default headline font Abril Fatface is strong but not overbearing, while the Crimson font for your body text completes this pleasurable reading experience.

Calling out text in various ways also looks fantastic — for example, the blockquote styling is simple but sophisticated:

Radcliffe blockquote

But don’t be fooled by Radcliffe‘s simple design. Your photography has a place here, too: full-width featured images give your posts visual flair, while galleries also look lovely, as seen on Sage and…

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