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November 23rd, a new Blu-ray Box of the Fruits Basket TV series will be released in Japan. This will be the first time the series has been on Blu-ray in Japan.

Included in the set:
Special Animation video
Creditless Opening
Fruits Basket Roundtable episodes 1-3
Eyecatch gallery 1&2, narrated by Yui Horie (voice of Tohru Honda)
Illustration Gallery
TV Spots
Original Soundtrack 1&2
1 of 48 Fruits Basket Trading Card

Currently up for pre-order on Amazon Japan.

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You know, this is precisely why I never answer to summons, invitations, or suggestions from the other members of we happy few, Gotham’s elite.  One wayward phrase, a simple challenge and suddenly the very notion of stepping on toes is grounds for nightmares that the staff at Arkham would have a heyday with.  Scarecrow, the perennial spoil sport…not that Doctor Crane was ever an eligible participant in this little round; not after a long history of dreadful performances on even the simplest brain teasers.  No, no, no…so quick to anger, o’mighty Phobos!  For shame, for shame.

(Dipping my toes back into the water after a lengthy pseudo hiatus spurred on by a variety of life circumstances that have since been taken care of or are on the mend.  These photos are actually from the beginning of last month.  I’ll be steadily getting back to each of you who have so generously left messages over time.  As such I’d like to extend my thanks to each and every one of you lovely folk!)

black silver spotted tabby

© Theodora Duarte

©  Corinna Steinbrecher 

Champion Qumaira of Hellas
breed: Oriental Longhair
breeder: Theodora Duarte ofhellas.ch;
owner: Corinna Steinbrecher siamkatzen-fan.de

© Carolin Skirl taiyoukai.de

Champion Jinaki-Junalesca von Nafys Zarafa
breed: Oriental Longhair
breeder: Friederike Kischka-Antoni; owner: Carolin Skirl taiyoukai.de

© Chanan Photography chanan.com

GC RW Purrmatix Silver Lining
breed: Oriental Longhair
breeder and owner: Terrie and Bruce Smith purrmatix.com

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Earth Day with David Byrne: David Byrne‘s Tight Spot, presented under the High Line in 2011, is an inflatable audio installation of low frequency pulses, tremors, and rumbles which emanate from the 40-foot globe. Byrne has commented on the phenomenon of “humans squishing their planet,” noting that Earth is no longer a “planet of clouds, deep blue oceans, beige deserts and swaths of green jungle.” Read more about Byrne’s installation here

Have you ever wanted to see an entire wedding/elopement from me? I put a link in my profile from a wedding I photographed last year in my new galleries from @cloud_spot.

If you’re interested in trying it out, they have free accounts and you can use the code ‘benj’ for 10% off if you want to upgrade either monthly or annually.

Also, every time I see photos of Snoqualmie Falls it still blows my mind how beautifully powerful that thing is. I can’t get enough. https://instagram.com/p/1RPcj4KW1y/ Photo by Benj Haisch

blue silver spotted tabby

© Carolin Skirl taiyoukai.de

©  Ingrid Welker

Fujin (Ch. & Pr. Dustin von Collioure)  
breed: Oriental Longhair
breeder: Ingrid Welker von-collioure.de

© Zwenneke Landkroon foto-z.nl

International Champion Malfalathiel’s Principessa
breed: Oriental Longhair
breeder: Sabine Uschmann Maurer Malfalathiel’s Cattery
owner: Zwenneke Landkroon cattery-patser.nl