For those of you starting The Spring Cure, maybe this will make you feel better: Sebastopol homeowner Nancy Fiddler is really cleaning out stuff. What's she getting rid of? Something that's been in the family for 11 years, and takes up half the garage....
A mastodon. Yes, you read that right. A 3-million year old prehistoric elephant-like animal (not the heavy metal band -- isn't Wikipedia fascinating?).
The article is here.
Paleontologists, walk this way.
Images: Mark Costantini