Yes, we have given him condoms. And yes, it's a big age gap, and she's too young, but I don't think we could do anything to stop it. They plan to marry in 2013. I guess eventually they will either break up or she will get older. :-) (And we should speak more to her parents...)
Aw, Kerouac -- you must have been really moved! That is touching.
Baz -- yes, that would be a thrill. The blankety-blank chickens belonging to my neighbor got into my garden while I was away for Christmas. Every single thing that's emerging now is being greeted like the prodigal son.
I routinely put pickled chiles or cayenne powder on any kind of cheese sandwich. It's a marriage made in heaven.
41. Realizing a new way to combine clothes you already have to give you a whole new outfit.