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Photo of the week: Isaac Parrish, 11, connects on a water balloon between innings of the TinCaps game on Wednesday.

Good things for Sunday Brunch, June 29, 2014

I spend a couple of hours on Sundays putting together ingredients for Sunday Brunch, when you have a little more time for the good stuff.


  • This video of the nearly extinct Pallas cat posted by Scarce Worldwide on YouTube is a hoot! I didn’t know what a Pallas cat was, so I did a little research. The Ark in Space says it likely evolved 12 million years ago and can only survive in the most isolated areas.


  • I spent 5 minutes building a squid. Thought you might like a squid of your own. Courtesy of Te Papa's "colossal squid exhibition" in New Zealand. It was more fun to build my squid than to track it afterward, but you and/or your children might find that interesting as well.



Duh tip of the day: If you rob a bank, keep your trap shut.