A random collections of blog posts, articles and other things I think are worth sharing.

Slate: Giving up on Gun Control: Why We are Talking about Flags instead of Gun Control (She’s right…after Newton, I knew nothing would every change. If not after a guy shoots up an elementary school, then when? All I can hope now is that it doesn’t happen to me/us/our community. But, if it does, it won’t change a f^&%ing thing.)

Salon: Are Cats Really Wild Animals?

Skinny Taste: Eggplant “Meatballs” (I haven’t made these, so I can’t vouch for them, but….sure looks like a good way to use up the eggplant in your CSA basket or garden)

Reader’s Digest: 8 Things You Never Knew Were Invented by NASA