February 28th, 2009


[links] Link salad at Potlatch

Potlatch blogging here and here

renegade500 with photographic evidence of the writer dinner in Austin

Unmasking Europa: Of Ice and ControversyCentauri Dreams with more on the politics of space science.

In Love with A. Lincoln — (Snurched from The Edge of the American West.)

?otD: Who gives the givers?

Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (travel day)
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; Black Blade Blues by John Pitts

Originally published at jlake.com.


[conventions|writing] Potlatch and Endurance

Arrived at Potlatch quite early yesterday. Got some day jobbery done, had a nice lunch with saycestsay and others, donated to the auction, arranged the limeade Algonquin, hung in the dealer's room with various Bay Area peeps. calendula_witch arrived about six, and we made a seven o'clock dinner for Japanese with dinogrl, davegallaher, therinth, zellandyne, Peggy Rae Sapienza and Dawn Plaskon. The host at the Japanese place was a Crazy Eddie type, but I thought the food was good. Back later for some partying and a not-early-enough retirement.

This morning we've been taking it slow, but I'm off soon to be a pro at the writers' workshop while calendula_witch gets some wordcount in. I've got the limeade Algonquin at three, then I'm off to write until six, hoping to wrap the Endurance outline in first draft. We'll do a pickup dinner at six with whoever is around and interested, then Tom Whitmore and I are running the auction this evening.

Tomorrow we're off to Do Stuff, but hopefully I'll see some, all or none of you today.

Originally published at jlake.com.