Caramel and Other Lies August 23 2013

Found in the woods: A speckled, swirly, mad ball of pure delight. I don't know what it is1 other than cool enough to bring home for a photo shoot. Maybe it's a psychedelic fortune cookie. Filled with caramel. Caramel!

1 My coyness here is both unseemly and uncalled for. This thing is definitely an oak gall.
2 Want one? Looky here.
3 Sorry, prissy technical types, for having no text referents for Footnotes 2 and 3. I just wanted more numbers. (How do I live this way? My life--like my footnote structure--is in shambles.)