shadowhelm with a reveiw of Mainspring [ Powell's | Amazon | Audible ]
Tor Books to offer social networking, original short fiction and nonfiction online
scalzi on the SFWA elections
Full Bodied: Two hot fat chicks on wine and other good things in life. — (Thanks to lt260.)
Language Log on The Secret History of the English Language — This is just bizarre. If April 1 had just passed, I would assume an April Fool's joke, but apparently people are serious about this book, which asserts that French is derived from English and Latin is derived from Italian.
The Dumbing Of America — Anti-intellectualism and anti-rationalism in America. Evolution denialism seems to a prime vector of this trend, as does the conservative movement, at least as exemplified by its titular leader for the past eight years, a man who is quite proud of his limited thinking.
Time in saddle: 0 minutes — Vigorous 20 minute walk at the airport instead
Last night's weigh-out: 277.8 (I had a fair amount of ice cream yesterday)
This morning's weigh-in: 274.6
Not with me at the airport