Mice (Ex-Mice)

We have been suffering the last week through a very nasty stench–a dead mouse got into one of the furnace vents, and everytime the heat came on, it was eau de dead vermin all through […]

Lightning bugs and Raccoon Wars

Yay! It’s officially summer–the first lightning bugs of the year showed up yesterday. Unfortunately, there is a lot of anecdotal evidence they are decreasing these days. Fortunately, it is anecdotal, so it might just be […]

Sigh, Again

I never thought I’d be willingly linking to the Log Cabin Republicans. I mean, I just don’t understand them at all. But this one, I’m with them 100%. Dear Mr. President I’m editing this to […]


I just can’t think of anything else to title this . College teachers rally against bill The Arizona Republic Feb. 28, 2006 12:00 AM “Senate Bill 1331, introduced by Sen. Thayer Verschoor, R-Gilbert, would allow […]

what I did at school today

I found a huge, gaping hole in a piece of software we use in our office! Basically, it’s very vulnerable to a cross site attack , since by just changing a few numbers in the […]


I….just can’t even believe this. First, he appoints this little douchebag to a major oversight position at NASA. (full article here): “The Big Bang memo came from Mr. Deutsch, a 24-year-old presidential appointee in the […]

giant hopper!


So, in my entomological life, I research pheromones and how they affect insect mating systems. Somehow today I stumbled across this. I honestly can’t figure out if this is real or not, but it is […]

giant hopper!

Bug Girl, Private Eye

I’m trying to get my credit house in order before putting my actual house on the market this year, and I am learning a LOT about collection agencies. in 1996, I bought something using a […]

Recipe! Spinach Patties

This is from a book–I modified it because ML doesn’t like onions, and also because I refuse to cook with more than 5 ingredients. Too much work! :) I used Parmesan, since….we had it in […]