Campfire Tales

The reasons I hated the Sioux-Ute dance were sevenfold: 1. The music would be deafening and of the Lil’ Wayne and Jonas Brothers variety. 2. I would spend the evening policing the furtive grindings of 14-year-olds and the night patrolling the camp grounds for secret rendezvous.

Gift Guide

LadyGiftguide: Gifts for the Science Geeks in Your Life

Christmas shopping is pretty much the bane of my existence. Most gift guides in magazines and on websites are terribly unimaginative – they say “For Your Sister” and have a bunch of nondescript beaded necklaces and scented candles, for example.