Today is Cathie's birthday. Since she was born, we have landed on the moon, the Soviet Union fell, and cookie butter was invented. Coincidence? I think not.

Happy birthday, mother.

And now, your Pictures & Distractions:

Sometimes Mr. Pants looks like a very old wizard who is about to drop some bomb wisdom on everyone. 

Lagoon days with Hannah Rose begin!

Mr. Pants accidentally wore his winter coat to this summer.

Mr. Scraps hasn't quite mastered the concept of personal space.

During a quick jaunt into town during a layover in Copenhagen last week.

Crap to distract you from whatever you're supposed to be doing:

We started a podcast at TV & Jelly where we make fun of TV.

Top 20 cities according to guy who has visited every country. Thanks, Michelle.

Hilarious photoshop battle with the Queen's green dress. Thanks, Kenneth.

The hen who is sailing around the world. Thanks, Melissa.

More chicken shaming. Thanks, Jonelle.

Truth. Unless you're raising Fortify. Thanks, Julie.

A review of Paul Simon's awesome new album, Stranger to Stranger. Thanks, Alesha.

Dean Strang is on tour! Thanks, Sarah.

Interesting wedding cakes. Thanks, Anonymous.

Fried chicken phone case. Thanks, Cara.

Rentee scams renter. Thanks, Melissa.

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~It Just Gets Stranger