November 13th, 2011


[links] Link salad is still sick on Sunday

My Parents Were Home-Schooling Anarchists — An interesting view of the secular beginnings of a movement that I have always been deeply suspicious of, given the Religious Right's structural child abuse through education denial.

Sun's 'killer flare' won't end earth: NASA — Well, that's a relief.

Living up to Leonardo: The terrifying task of restoring a da Vinci

Could Electronic Communication Cooperatives Protect Us?

Rush-Hour Read: The Power of Public Space for Protest Movements

The values debate we’re not having — Christians talking to Christianists. Good luck with that. The well's long since been poisoned.

Hackgate: Sky News tweets James Murdoch arrested then deletes it

?otD: Do you eat your metaphors with a metafork?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: n/a (too sick)
Hours slept: 10.5 hours (solid)
Weight: 212.4
Currently (re)reading: Night Watch by Terry Pratchett


[cancer] The seven plagues of Jay

And lo, Jay was afflicted with cancer, that he might recognize his own mortal nature
And lo, Jay was afflicted with fatigue, that chemotherapy might be with him for many of his days
And lo, Jay was afflicted with the raging flux, that he might befriend his humble toilet at length
And lo, Jay was afflicted with pulled abdominal muscles, the flux it was so mighty and fierce
And lo, Jay was afflicted with a head cold, for there is never a better time for the snot goblins
And lo, Jay was afflicted with first degree burns from spilled tea, to remind him of his frailties
And lo, Jay abided him in Egyptland and waited to see what the seventh plague would bring