Tag Archive for Charlottesville

The Labor-Inducing Cupcake

One of my favorite sources of local news, cvillenews.com, delivered this little gem of a story from our local CBS station: Cupcake Helps Overdue Moms Deliver Babies. Now, there is no doubt that cupcakes are a magical delivery device for…

Winter Wonderland

If you are my friend on Twitter, you’ve probably been oversaturated with this already… but it FREAKIN SNOWED here in Charlottesville! We unofficially measured 20 inches outside of my apartment, and some people in the area measured even more. A…

Unicorns and Starry Nights

This semester, a number of astronomers at UVa are participating in a project called Dark Skies, Bright Kids.  Each week, a group head out to a local elementary school and do astronomy-related project with the third, fourth, and fifth graders…