Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad waits for the Child to wake up

Don't forget the latest caption contest voting poll

Yesterday's post on atheism, cancer and me produced a deep and interesting comment thread — Lots to read there.

alumiere continues to speak frankly about her health, in ways which resonate with my own discussions — Tough times, tough topics. Though on the good side, I was reminded (again) this morning that some of my best pain control can come from exercise, at least for lower grade pain. (Ie, not immediate post op surgical pain)

Bob Spears on writing style

Avatar: Vision or Mere Entertainment? — A review of the new James Cameron movie from a space science perspective.

Is there a Santa Claus? — One of my favorite Straight Dope columns, ever.

Today's Bible readingBad Science cites the first clinical trial, the book of Daniel.

A novel blimp design — (Thanks to garyomaha.)

A graceful arcAPOD with a multiple exposure image of the Milky Way over the Cascade range. A rainbow of stars, promising distance and mystery.

?otD: Did you get a gift of the heart this year, whatever your holiday observance?

Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
Hours slept: 7.5
This morning's weigh-in: 225.6
Currently reading: (between books)

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