I will be entering cat hell again from for the next week. House sitting my cousin’s seven cats. Hope the following can entertained you until my return. Unless my next stop is an asylum.

A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

1) Thursday being Cinco de Mayo I watched my favorite mariachi band:

2) Mother’s Day – Anita Renfroe keeping Mother’s Day realz

In Tha Muthahood

3) World In Pictures

A man walks past the outside wall of the ‘Art In The Streets’ exhibit at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. The exhibit is the first major historical exhibition of graffiti and street art to be organized by an American museum. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

Young South Korean monks stand on a platform under lanterns at the Chogye temple in Seoul to celebrate Buddha’s upcoming birthday. (Ahn Young-oon/AP)

Mexico City, Mexico: Girls dressed as revolutionary soldiers from the Zacapoaxtla tribe chat during the Cinco de Mayo celebration. (Photograph: Reuters)

A long exposure picture shows Japanese red-crowned cranes sleeping in their winter roost on a river lightened under the nearly full moon at Kushiro, an eastern city in Hokkaido, a northern island in Japan as temperatures lie at around -20C. The cranes overwinter on a river that does not freeze to protect themselves from their natural enemies like foxes, weasels, crows, Steller’s sea eagles, white-tailed eagles and others. The estimated population of the red-crowned crane lies between 2,000 and 2,500 birds, with habitats in northern Japan, north-eastern China, Mongolia, Korean Peninsula and eastern Russia. The population on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido is estimated at about 1,200 cranes. So far it appears that the Japan disaster has not had any adverse effects on the animals’ habitat on Hokkaiko (Kimimasa Mayama/EPA)

4) Guardian slide show of winners in the Royal Geographical Societies Travel Photographer of the Year contest: http://tinyurl.com/6yu2xe5

The Great Mosque of Djenné, the largest mud brick building in the world. Photograph by Larry Louie, Canada, overall winner of Travel Photographer of the Year 2010.

A sadhu making his way out of a cloud of colours during the Holi festival in India. Photograph by Poras Chaudary, India, special mention in Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Encounters category.

“This was shot just after a sunset on the roof of a palace at Shugruf village in the Haraz Mountains of Yemen. No extra lighting was used. The sun has just set (see the top right corner of the image) and mist has started to rise from the valley below.” Photograph by Matjaz Krivic, Slovenia, winner of Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Amazing Places category.

Four mountains seen across the Greenland ice cap illuminated by the midnight sun during a British mountaineering expedition to Knud Rasmussen Land. Photograph by Quintin Lake, UK, winner of ‘Portfolio – Amazing Places’ category.

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