1. How is April starting out for people? A little intense maybe? Astrology (which makes Carl Sagan cry; sorry, Carl) tells us that there was a new moon at perigee yesterday:

The Aries New Moon is like walking through a purifying fire, to burn off sleepy habits and get you animated. In the direct glare of Aries, the essence of a situation — or what needs to happen next — becomes clear.

So there’s that, I guess. At least it’s Friday!

2. Yup: