I try really hard not to be a biology snob when I watch cartoons with Pumpkin – Curious George is not a monkey, and spiders are not bugs – but I draw the line at saying that mushrooms are vegetables. Fail, Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends! Fail!
2011 black widow muder tally – Jenny: 6, widows: 0. Found a second big female in the corner of the back porch, adjacent to the back door. She was in the web with a little male. A smaller female was in our porch fire pit/ chimney, where Olivia likes to reach into (while no fire… Read More Widowmaker.
Teaching a three-hour biology lab in front of eighteen students takes on a whole new level of excitement when I have practice contractions and a five-ish pound baby using my bladder as a trampoline the whole time…
Have you ever wondered why plants need water and sunlight? I’m sure all of us have inevitably killed a plant by not giving it water, or keeping it in the sunshine. Many of us fail to recognize that plants are ORGANISMS, because we are animal-centric organisms, being animals ourselves. But plants are living things; they… Read More Have you ever wondered?
Got an email reminder from the vet for one of our dogs’ annual shots…one of the reminders was for fecal flotation, which is a parasite indicator. I forwarded the email to Captain, and his reply to me was, “tell them that her feces floats and that we don’t need that test”. Is there any… Read More Fecal flotation.