December 4th, 2011


[links] Link salad wonders where you've been

Algae helps explains Antarctic ice sheet formation

After Lean Acorn Crop in Northeast, Even People May Feel the Effects

How COPPA Teaches Children to Lie — (Via David Goldman.)

19 Occupy Portland protesters arrested at park — Because riot police are just what you need to deal with nonviolent protest. My city is shamed.

The Bomb Buried In Obamacare Explodes Today-Hallelujah! — Another road to the sane, efficient solution of single payer healthcare? (Thanks to [info]danjite.)

What ‘Women for Cain’ saw in him doesn’t exist in natureOver the last few election cycles, it’s become clear that voters want a “regular” guy or gal who goes hunting and enjoys low-brow TV, but is also smart enough to solve the most challenging and complex problems the world has ever faced. Well, except for that last bit. W's presidence and the current GOP primary have both proven that "no smarter than my narrow-minded, anti-intellectual self" is an import qualifier for a GOP candidate.

?otd: Where you think you're going?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: none (chemo fatigue)
Hours slept: 12.5 solid (overnight plus napping)
Weight: n/a

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[cancer] Chemo day 3 of session 11

It's going fairly well around here, except for the computer problems and LiveJournal's continued intransigence. I don't feel any worse than normal on the pump and have even managed to eat some decent food. Off the pump about 1:30 this afternoon, methinks.

Done with this stuff in slightly over two weeks. Then we'll see what the future holds.