I received a great package from shizukagozen of books about how to lug my ass around Europe in preparation for visiting. It helped me have a sudden insight to how to see the English Channel from the bottom rather than the top, and it kept me from being lost when fred_smith mentioned Eurostar.
And, as I was at lunch with my beautiful lunchdate, it was decided that rhiannon76 should go into business with those wonderful catbeds of hers, as Tina would certainly purchase one for Raven.
I simply must own this book: The Chaos Cookbook
Oh, and you should all meet our most recent addition to the menagerie: Eddie