Categories
News

Friday News Bites: Selfie Sticks, Seuss, SCIENCE! + More

Happy Friday, unicorns! Let’s see you into the weekend with some science, entertainment news, and more.

Categories
Just for Fun

A Guide to Snow Days

It’s the winter time in the Northern Hemisphere, so you might be sleeping with your pajamas inside out and praying for a snow day all the days. Are you also an adult without real responsibilities so you can fritter away your snow day in the most wasteful ways possible? Do you even know how to waste […]

Categories
News

Friday News Bites: Colorado NAACP Bombing, Obituaries + More

News Bites are back after a holiday hiatus, and in our time away, it seems so many people have died. Still, we have a few good things happening too. Let’s get started:

Categories
Humor

A Gif Recap of (Barely) Working from Home

When you work a desk job, sometimes a snow day is great. Sometimes it’s a super productive work from home day, where you thank the Internet gods for enabling this. Sometimes it’s a lie on my bed with Netflix and occasionally check e-mail. Sometimes it’s both.

Categories
Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread Had a Snow Day

I got several extra days of break. Thanks, snow!

Categories
Parenting

Dreaming of Summertime

Here in the Midwest, many parents scrambled to make arrangements for yet another snow day this past Friday. It’s the 6:45am announcements of “School’s Closed”that makes me ever-so-grateful for my flexible work situation. While at home Friday, friends were chatting on Twitter about summer camps. Is it crazy to plan for summer camp in February? […]

Categories
Open Thread

Open Thread!

Yay! Tomorrow’s Friday! And it’s Open Thread time! Time for socializing! And excessive use of exclamation points! Here is a song to get you started, I know it’s technically a holiday song, but it’s in honor of the snow day that seemed to be happening across the PNW today. See you all in the comments!

Categories
Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll 1/13

Rumor has it that there is snow this week in 49 of the 50 states (ha ha Florida, you don’t get any). So my question is this…

Categories
LadyGhosts of TV Past

Today’s Firefly Recap Has Been Called On Account Of The Weather

The two most magical words I know – “Snow Day.”  I live in Georgia.  We don’t get a lot of snow down here.  It kills me sometimes.  I have so many wonderful childhood memories of forts and sledding and snowball fights, I sometimes feel guilty about raising my children in a city that is lucky […]

Categories
Life

Snow Day!

There is no greater joy in the life of a kid than a snow day. Waking up for school and looking out the window to find a growing mound of snow taller than your head, waiting impatiently by the radio through the long list of closures and delays to hear whether your school has made […]