Monthly Archives: November 2012

Minnesotan Wild Rice

November always reminds me of wild rice soup. My parents are originally from Minnesota, and we used to visit there every summer. Along with a peculiar way of saying things like “no,” “dad,” and “move,” we would always come back … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night

A history lesson from the British children’s television program Horrible Histories:  

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Which way to Rivendell?

Phrases to know when travelling in Europe: Belarusian Куды зьнiклi ўсе мае грошы? (Kudy z’nikli use maje hrošy?) Where did all my money disappear to? French Je vais demander à ces paysans qui viennent au-devant de nous, si le chemin … Continue reading

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Today, My Day is Repro

In celebration of my Physiology of Reproduction lab practical tomorrow, some placental attachments for your perusal: The Cotyledonary Placenta, as found in cows, sheep, goats, and giraffes: The Diffuse Placenta, as found in the sow (female pig) and the mare: … Continue reading

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Attention Blacksburg:

This is what you are doing.   This is what I want you to do.   That is all.  

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