|"A Knowing Eye", watching you.|
But, there's usually a counter to that. The same as "Crazy like a Fox" counters "Crazy", I submit that "Bird brained like a Raven" counters any "bird brained" insult. Ravens are actually frighteningly intelligent, sometimes. Just like many of you, in the "Swiftshadow Wings" contest, methinks. ;)
In looking for "something to write", as an excuse for posting today's 'feathers', I came across a great PBS Documentary on Ravens ( Nature video, 48 minutes). Here's the 'preview':
There's much more to Ravens than just "Birds in Black"
If you have the time, and inclination, I'd recommend watching the full episode. Entertaining AND Educational.
|Too clever to just bake cookies.|
After watching the PBS video, I can't help think (quite egotistically, admittedly), that I am sort of "a 'raven' among W101 bloggers". Nervy, playful, opportunistic, the kind of person who puts the 'Fun' back in "Funeral"...you get the idea. I know quite a few of the bloggers have a little raven in them, it's a characteristic that speaks for itself.
But enough of the "Raven 101", that's probably not why you're here, huh? Let's move on to Wizard 101.We'll speak of other clever ravens, like Grandmother Raven. After all, while Education may be a wonderful thing, in The Spir@l, it's:
So, Here's today's Hints: There are now 8 (of 14) code pieces to be found. Get out there, and get "Bird brained"...like a raven!
Hint #7 : "Have you met my daughter, Ashley Duskhunter?"
Hint #8 : I love the dueling circles in Housing! It's an Item I've wanted for a long time (June 2009)
Previous Hints: ( and Original Contest post&Rules )
Hint #1 (*modified*) "If you're looking for my BLOG 'followers', you won't see them, but you will find something else"
Hint #2 "The post where HiaG all began"
Hint #3: "I love pop-culture references! Have you heard Merle Ambrose's bloopers? (May, 2010)
Hint #4: "I have advice for young W101 bloggers (July, 2009)
Hint #5 : " 'Quoth the raven' graphic to the right leads to a feather in conTEXT"
Hint #6 : "Feathery flapping wings go "swish" (March, 2011)