May 9th, 2009


[links] Link salad heads West because it's good for the soul

Don't forget to enter the new caption contest [ | LiveJournal ] — Time permitting, I'll take this to a poll tomorrow.

The Open Question Thread is still active [ | LiveJournal ]

I am Toastmaster for World Fantasy Convention 2009 — See some, all or none of you in San Jose.

What's in an American name? — An interesting graphic from Strange Maps.

Criggo on swine flu — Hahahahah.

Are Americans driving less?

An heir and a spareFreakonomics with some lateral thinking on SCOTUS nominees.

?otD: Who took a face from the ancient gallery?

Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
This morning's weigh-in: 216.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville, Engine Summer by John Crowley

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[personal] Saturdatery, and lack of Pinion

No Pinion effort yesterday. I had medical and errandy things to do after Day Jobbery. Once stuck full of holes and properly shopped for calendula_witch's visit next week, I took the afternoon and evening off for some very pleasant social time.

Leaving shortly with Mother of the Child to spend the day up on the mountain at the Fifth Grade Olympiad. the_child will be competing in a number of events. I don't think I'll be back until this evening, which definitely puts Pinion at risk today as well. Good thing I'm on track and ahead of schedule!

Mother's Day luncheon tomorrow for tillyjane, lillypond, and MotC. Me, the_child and the Niece will be taking them out. Other than that, a few hours of furiously busy pre-calendula_witch house cleaning, and all Pinion all the time. I'll have feedback by then from khaybee, and calendula_witch is passing me edits as she works through it.

Back on the 'tubes quite a bit later today. Y'all play nice while I'm gone.

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