If I may toot my own horn for a moment, I'm a bit over the moon about being invited to speak about the Canadian Government's War on Science at the York U Science & Technology Studies Seminar Series in October.
Dear future in law, you might want to warn the future bride her future husband is a big ol' open mouth kisser. Lots of tongue. Even more drool. It's shocking not to get a kiss without coming away with your face dripping. And if your face isn't dripping your arm probably is because he missed.
Last night our youngest told us she had learned about words that sound like what they describe: onomatopoeia. I was rather surprised, since she is just 6 and I didn't learn that concept or word until I was nearly 12.
I'm freaking out about being a 1-car family right now. The minivan finally gave out. We can't buy another until our mortgage refinance goes through. Until then, all of the commitments for carpooling to school and driving for field trips are cancelled. =(