Walking Rocks?

Query: When I was in Death Valley earlier this year, I saw some enormous 750-pound rocks that appear to travel across the desert on their own. I remembered your article about rock tortoises, and wondered if that’s what these rocks could be?

Corn of Plenty (Part 4 of 4): A Field Guide by Dr. Midas Welby

Corns of the Air: Air-corns utilize their horns for jousting, playing tic-tac-toe, and spearing food in mid-flight. Air-corns often lurk undetected in trees, wood piles, and rain gutters. When bored, they use their horns to ring the doorbells of unsuspecting humans. When the door begins to open, the air-corn flies away.


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December 6, 2014: I am loving college, but I have to admit, I’m overwhelmed.

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A Present For Imaginaries: When winter comes, I get concerned about providing extra shelter from the elements for Imaginaries. Recently, I read about people who build wildlife brush shelters out of branches and plants in their yards, and thought this was a great idea.

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Going On Hiatus

December 6, 2014: I am loving college, but I have to admit, I’m overwhelmed.

For the past six months, I decided to try updating this site on a bimonthly basis instead of monthly, but between my studies and my ongoing work for Iranigami, I find I don’t even have time for that.

I’m not the only one of our regulars who is encountering problems.

Gwyneach, who maintains the Annals column, is deeply involved in the cataloguing project mentioned in an earlier column, and has advised us that she no longer has time to spare to write articles for the website, or to search out people who can.

Nonny, who maintains the Field Notes column, is currently up to her ears dealing with the Imaginaries who were set free by the unscrupulous collector and later recovered by our agents. For the time being, most of these Imaginaries have been temporarily relocated to the Double Helix Preserve until more permanent placements can be made. With the resources of the Preserve temporarily stretched beyond maximum capacity, Nonny is unable to continue with her column at this time.

Bug has maintained the You Can Help column since this website started, but even she is having trouble keeping up. She started attending a program for gifted students this fall, and reports that her school workload has doubled as a result. More impressively, Bug has entered into the next phase of her training as an Iranigami agent. By the time she’s old enough to have a driving learner’s permit, she’ll be a qualified Senior Field Officer, and training apprentices of her own.

Because we’re all feeling the pressure, we’ve decided to put this site on hiatus for a little while until things ease up for us. We’re all picking out our favorite articles from the past three years, which I’ll re-post for those of you who haven’t seen them before. And of course, if something happens that deserves your attention, I’ll jump on with a blog.

We deeply appreciate all the support and help you’ve offered to Iranigami since we started this site, and hope you’ll stay in touch! - XAX, 236th Keeper of Iranigami


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