Today, in a piece that gives me premonitions of arguments with Elizabeth over why she can’t get wings or fur (“What about a nice tattoo?” “NO, Daddy, tattoos are SOO old! I want wings!” “What about some piercings?” “Wings! Furry wings, like an angel!”), The New York Times asks, “Essay: When Fish Fluoresce, Can Teenagers Be Far Behind?

Though given that my daughter is in a phase in which she absolutely resists wearing sleeves or outerwear, fur might not be such a bad idea.