I'd like to take some time to read this article by Ken Pollack on Iraq's chances of civil war; at the moment, I'm reading Guests of the Ayatollah, and have Mackey's The Iranians on deck.
Here's a link to info on how to build your own cat tree; I've been meaning to do this (or at least to fix our cat's older scratching post) for some time now.
And Bikely just seems damned useful.
Finally, we're thinking about ditching our Time Warner/Road Runner DVR for a Tivo; we've been waiting for the series 3, which seems to be on its way. No more problems with video/audio sync! (We hope).