Vanessa and the kids got some caterpillars and grew them from chrysalises to butterflies. One little-known fact about this process is that the butterflies produce a red liquid (meconium) when they emerge…it looks like blood.
Nathan Alter lives in Albuquerque with his wife and kids. He currently develops in C#/.NET, but is learning all the time and has enjoyed computers since programming in Basic on an Atari 400 as a teenager. He started blogging in 1999.