November 18th, 2011


[links] Link salad rolls it up for chemo

An Open Letter to Simon and Schuester CEO Carolyn Reidy — A bizarre rant from an S&S author. As @ColleenLindsay says, "Writers, don't EVER do this. You have a problem? Let your agent handle it. You have meds? TAKE THEM."

Decoding Western art's buried messages

Spiders offer up useless gifts to get sex — but ladies not dupedMales will even play dead to get more action in this devious 8-legged world. Yeah, I've been on dates like that.

Mysterious Symbols in China Desert Are Spy Satellite Targets, Expert Says — Cool weirdness. Nazca 'r us. (Thanks to David Goldman.)

Recipe Networks Reveal Human Taste PreferencesNetwork science is revolutionising the future of food.

Moving mirrors make light from nothingResearchers claim to have produced sought-after quantum effect. (Also thanks to David Goldman.)

Faster-than-light particles repeat speed despite tweaks

Why Wall Street Still Doesn't Get It

This Cannot Be the Way Occupy Ends — Police militarization and peaceful protest.

A very smart Occupy Wall Street poster — (Via Curiosity Counts.)

Gingrich Called for Jail for Politicians with Freddie Mac Ties — Despite the fact that he took $1.2 million from them as a lobbyist. More of that justly famed conservative intellectual consistency and sterling ethics. Not like those flip-floppng situationist liberals, no no. Nothing to see here citizen. Move along.

?otD: Having a better Friday than me?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.25 (solid)
Weight: 219.2
Currently (re)reading: Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett


[personal] Reading, infusion

The Endurance reading went well last night. We had about 12 for dinner, and about 35 at the Cedar Hills Powells. I wore the spiffy new hat that [info]janetl sent me with her custom-made patch on it that says "Virtual Mohawk". Came home, crashed out and slept over nine hours. Go, me.

Off to breakfast with Dad shortly, then chemo. Y'all play nice while I'm gone.