OK, so I have a beard again. That must mean it’s time for my end of year round-up! I’m going to break it up into several categories, because, hey, that’ll make you come by more often, and I have to admit that watching the hit counter go up gives me special little frissons. I guess I’m just wired that way.

So, that being said, stay tuned for a look back at 2011 (and a look forward to 2012!) Meanwhile, look at me and Owen auditioning for the role of the James Webb Space Telescope:


I think I can see Uranus…