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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-01-10 04:54
Subject: [links] Link salad reports in from Omaha
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Tags:awards, climate, culture, japan, links, nature, personal, politics, process, science, writing
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Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt — Claude Lalumière makes it into Language Log.

Anne Lamott on writing and reading

Giant tortoise 'extinct' for 150 years found on remote island

Newly discovered carnivorous plant devours underground worms — I for one welcome our new vegetable overlords.

Is 2012 the year to hang up the phone?

Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker — More of those pesky, liberally biased facts. To the Rushmobile!

The Myth of Japan’s Failure

Five things we learned from back-to-back debates — The effort in this article to spin Santorum as somehow supportive of the LGBTQ community is just painful. Your Liberal Media, reporting the facts as the GOP makes 'em up.

South Carolina test: How GOP rivals could derail a Romney coronationThere's little suspense in New Hampshire about who will win the primary there. The answer is Mitt Romney. South Carolina, meanwhile, could decide the tenor of the rest of the race.

Santorum Reminds Everyone Why He Can’t Win — Senator Frothy Mix is still at it.

?otd: Traveller time a you are?




1/10/2012
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (1,500 first draft words on a novelette)
Body movement: 30 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 9.0 (fitful)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

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Danny Adams
User: madwriter
Date: 2012-01-11 00:26 (UTC)
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Today the leader of South Carolina's state GOP said in an interview with Tim Farley on the satellite radio channel POTUS that SC voters were "fickle", and often "late to the party" because they tend to get distracted by Christmas. I found that an odd way to play up your state primary's importance.
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mmegaera
User: mmegaera
Date: 2012-01-12 00:23 (UTC)
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Call me naive, but I'm just sort of waiting to see how a Mormon goes over in the Deep South.
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