I know there's a lot of cat owners in GT — have any of you ever successfully taken your cat outside on a leash? I did it one time last fall to see what would happen, but then it got too cold outside to continue experimenting. My cat didn't seem to mind being on a leash, but I couldn't help but feel like a lunatic… Read more
Story time: My mother is a nurse and my father is a carpenter; they first met because they both worked at the same hospital. This hospital was HUGE and as such it had a day care, a kindergarten and summer day camps for employees' children. Since both of my parents worked at this hospital, I spent a LOT of the first 6… Read more
I know some of you post/ed in io9's O-Deck, so maybe y'all could help. Are there any other websites or blogs similar to io9 that you recommend? I like io9's mix of sci-fi/fantasy news, pop culture and hard science, but the website has been rendered all but unreadable to me. I think it might be time to move on from io9.
I don't know if this is something silly to worry about, but here we are. With my new job, I had to mail in an important form. I didn't figure that out until less than a week from the deadline, so I mailed it overnight to get it there ASAP. However, I mailed it on Friday; I guessed the office might not be open on a… Read more
I love my girlfriend, but she is driving me nuts while she waits for a funding announcement from grad school. There's only so many times she can rehash what she said and did at her recruitment event, and only so many times I can listen to her talk about it, especially because I wasn't there and don't know the context.… Read more
I do a lot of container gardening because I love plants, but I don't have a yard. The more I research the things I'm already growing, I find out about 10 more plants I want to grow. Gah, so many plants, so little time.