2. Obama slow jamming the news on Jimmy Kimmel.
3. Look closely. This is actually a diorama by Lori Nix.
4. A large percentage of people who come upon this blog via google are actually searching for otters. Baby otter, otters holding hands, otters for sale.
5. Artichokes. They were on sale at Wegman's recently and I took full advantage. There are lots of ways to eat artichokes, but growing up we always just steamed them and dipped it in melted butter with lemon. I enjoy this painstakingly detailed description of how to cook and eat them as well.