Kite flying

As it turned out, today was a good day for kite flying. Elizabeth, 6, had been bugging me about flying her new kite since returning from the vet this morning. We had brought all three pugs in to see Dr. Paula:

Solar power without solar cells

Cool!

via Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible.

"You could stare at the equations of motion all day and you will not see this possibility. We've all been taught that

Brisnet top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders (2011)

Brisnet Top 10 Kentucky Derby Contenders

Here’s the current year’s: Kentuckyderby.com/horses/leaderboard

Supermarket meat tainted with drug-resistant bacteria

Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn’t right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than “1 in 4.” Maybe we should actually read the article? 🙂

via 1 In 4 Supermarket Meat

New job starts today

I hope I like it.

UPDATE (2 years later):

I didn’t.

See First day of school I mean work


New job starting next week

I'm starting a new job next week, so I ran a test of how long it would take to get there after dropping Elizabeth off at school. It was 7:42 when they started letting the kids inside, allowing me to leave. I could do like a lot of parents and just drop her off and take off, but I like to make sure she's safely inside before I go. Other pare