A paleontologist. Even went to college for geology and biology and graduated with the degree, but somewhere in junior year I fell in love with writing. Was originally going to pursue a career in science journalism, which turned into publishing where I worked for three years. Eventually I needed to start paying off my… » 1/27/15 7:40am 1/27/15 7:40am

The Thanksgiving after my sister had her double mastectomy due to breast cancer (just that October) my Aunt's boyfriend said grace and gave thanks for the election results. That's all. My parents wanted to jump across the table, but they handled it like champs. With alcohol. » 11/26/14 1:14pm 11/26/14 1:14pm

I bought my nephew the original Minecraft sets for his birthday one year. He's a huge Minecraft and Lego fan, so I thought I was going to be the best uncle ever. Nope. Those original sets were awful. Perhaps he was a couple years too young for the 10+ age range, but man were they a let down. I don't think he played… » 11/11/14 11:18am 11/11/14 11:18am

Not related to the post, but I've been thinking about it all week so I have to get it out. Does anyone else think it would be cool to have Gordon turn himself into a proto-Batman? Dressing in a dark costume to fight crime? They could even coin the phrase "Dark Knight" without having to use the B word. It would be a… » 10/22/14 1:26pm 10/22/14 1:26pm