April 7th, 2009


[links] Link salad leaves home for points transPacific

the_child managed to photograph a baby hummingbird in the nest [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

A nifty review of Other EarthsPowell's | Amazon ]

"Gothic Transformation" — Kristine Kathryn Rusch on genres. Also, show some love to Jim Baen's Universe while you're there, if you can.

Assorted street posters — Some weird stuff here. (Thanks to tetar.)

Alhambra close to reading all its writing on the wall — Lasers reading Arabic off the walls of an ancient fortress. We are living in the future.

What June and Ward Cleaver Might Have to Teach Us About Marriage (And Management?)

Passenger Jets Get Anti-Missile Devices — Importantly: Officials emphasize that no missiles will be test-fired at the planes Um, yeah...

?otD: Why were we talking about the town of China Grove?

Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
This morning's weigh-in: 219.2
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville

Originally published at jlake.com.


[travel] Take a jumbo, across the water

Out of here shortly to China. the_child, her mother and I are flying via Vancouver, BC and Tokyo to Beijing. We'll meet up with my Mom and Dad there. Itinerary here: [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]. There will be an open dinner in Beijing the night of the 18th, if any of you will happen to be there.

Y'all play nice while I'm gone. Lots of photos and bloggy goodness to come.

Originally published at jlake.com.