Rilke's rejection letters — Snerk.
A hike around Jay Lake, WA — I really must go there when I'm back in health.
tongodeon With an excellent essay on unproveability and assertions of the divine — As I recently said, simply because a religious tenet happens to be popular at this moment in civilization doesn't privilege it over "turtles all the way down" or any other empirically unproveable hypothesis.
Hey guys! Yes, ladies, this means you — I'm one of those people in whose idiolect "guys" can refer to an entirely female group. (Nicked from Language Log.)
White Skin, Black Mask — A fascinating article from the Indian press about the history of The Phantom.
Too much tea party racism — Golly, an all-white angry conservative movement that reacts only to the financial excesses of a centrist black-led administration while never objecting to much worse behavior of the same kind on the part of prior white conservative presidents? No, can't possibly racism. Not when they're spitting on black Congressmen and using the N-word. Nope, no racism here. Stay classy, conservative America. It's what you do best.
?otD: Do you miss lifetime coverage limitations? The free market sure will.
Writing time yesterday: n/a (sick)
Body movement: 30 minutes (sick, did it anyway)
Hours slept: 8.0 (moderate)
This morning's weigh-in: 232.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 4/10 (but still sick)
Currently reading: [between books]