1. There is nothing about parenthood that is easier than expected. Not a single thing.

2. Opal is made of only two elements. Sand and water. It is the water getting trapped in the sand as the stone forms that creates a reflection and refraction of light, forming the beautiful ethereal color and glow associated with opals of all colors.

3. Intelligence among animals is not determined by the size or weight of the brain, but the depth of the folds. Neat.

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