Archive for August 2010

Tricuspid ascendant

Being 14 and 12, Jen and Kels no longer subscribe to the literal truth of the Tooth Fairy, but they still like playing along to get a little compensation for a primary molar. Kels lost one a few days ago, so I thought I’d whip up some special packaging for smuggling-in a John Adams dollar [...]

What the Sorting Hat really asks

I’ve seen quite a few Harry Potter “What’s your Hogwarts house?” questionnaires. Take them if they entertain you, but the whole thing can be distilled to one question:

You are asked to perform a laborious task.

What is the first reaction that comes to your mind?

Sure, no problem! It’s just work. You are a Hufflepuff. Where’s the fun in [...]