Do you know what a Peridot is? No? Click here.
Barefootedness: I have a draft of a post on this, which is stuck but will soon be free. In the mean time, have a look at this.
Wild slugs. Say no more.
Excellent collection of the I35W bridge collapse (…from the recent anniversary … no, it did not collapse again. But we do have a joke about this that I can only tell you if we are in a car together driving over the bridge.)