December 28th, 2013

a-links

[links] Link salad wakes up back East

Putting grammar back in grammar schools: A modest proposal

'Tis and 10 other fun proclitic words

Flying Saucers Comics

Painted Ships on Painted Oceans: an Accidental Map of the Doldrums — This is very cool.

Thousand-Year-Old Vineyards Found in SpainTraces of ancient vineyards that date back 1,000 years were discovered in the terraced fields of a medieval village in Spain, according to a new archaeological study.

Hundreds of radio-tagged sharks tweet warnings at Australian swimmersAutomated system reaches farther, updates faster than radio or newspaper alerts.

8 Ways Jellyfish Are Awesome And Terrifying — (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

A Breakthrough for Speeding Satellite Feeds

Pondering Recent Exomoon News

Yellowstone magma reservoir is full and bigger than expected — My goodness, that eruption will be jolly. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

England's Clowns Are Furious

Gender and the Body Language of Power — On a trivial note, I particularly like the bit about large cars.

?otD: What time zone are you in today?




12/28/2013
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.25 hours (interrupted)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Weight: n/a (traveling, no scale)
Number of FEMA troops on my block falsifying climate change data: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)

jay-electrode

[travel|cancer] In Maryland again

Travel yesterday was irksome but not dire. Both flights were delayed for a combination of weird, trivial and unannounced reasons. Because travel.

Dinner last night with my brother and his new spouse. Today we are laying low.

Monday, we begin two days of appointments at NIH in Bethesda. I find myself a little freaked out at the thought of some of the procedures, which is not particularly rational or typical of me.

Ah, stress.