Dragon Fruit is a species of cactus with an extraordinary looking, albeit mild tasting, fruit. The plant’s flowers are nocturnally blooming, thus earning them the nickname Moonflower.
There are a variety of ways to make pinwheels, from stars to more complex shapes. This way involves no cutting, but takes a steady hand. Pinwheels are interesting examples of whirligigs that use the wind and inertia to achieve terminal velocity.
This is the bass cabinet I had when I played in bands in DC. I switched to a GK head and Ampeg cabinet when I moved to LA and played there. Ampeg makes incredible sounding gear.
I imagine they were once good friends and then had a falling out about something… Maybe money or a lover? Maybe a flip remark? Whale: “You can ink squirt your way right out of here, you beaked cephalopod.” Squid:”Oh I’m leaving! And your head is full of waxy spermaceti that no one understands the purpose of other than possibly buoyancy!” Instant drama.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has an amazing bonsai collection. If you get a chance to, you should really check it out. Also, right now the cherry blossoms are in full bloom!
I had to reverse engineer this from a functional perspective in order to break it out into parts. In some instances I extrapolated on how I thought the mechanics might work… So, it might not be totally accurate, but it’s pretty interesting!