1. On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off for her solo flight across the Atlantic. She was the first woman–and the second person, period–to do so.

2. Toby has been getting more comfortable on his daily jaunts outside, which means he’s getting more adventurous. Last night he discovered that he could run really fast up and down the lawn. He’s still being good 90% of the time, but it’s nerve-wracking. My nerves are wracked.

3. You know how I sometimes link to the Big Picture photoblog? There’s a new blog puts funny captions on pictures from there: The Big Caption.