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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-05-12 04:47
Subject: [links] Link salad wonders what ever happened to the Children of the Sun
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Tags:art, books, cancer, cars, funny, grief, healthcare, language, links, personal, politics, science
The dust jacket for my forthcoming The Specific Gravity of Grief — The book is a single-title novella from Fairwood Press, about the internal emotional experience of having cancer. And yes, in its way, it's genre.

Violent but Charming — The Dictionary of Old English explores the brutality and elegance of our ancestral tongue. (Via goulo.)

Houston Art Cars — (Thanks to goulo.)

US cancer costs double in nearly 20 years — Hey, it's keeping me alive.

Nathan Myhrvold: Could this laser zap malaria? — (Thanks to lt260.)

SMBC takes on the 'perfect copy' problem — Heh.

Warm ‘Saturns’ and Their Moons — More exoplanetary goodness from Centauri Dreams. Heads up, you skiffy types.

Judicial Experience Matters -- Except When it Doesn't — More principled consistency from Your Republican Party.

?otD: Would you get on the flying saucer if they stopped and asked?

Writing time yesterday: none (chemo)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.5 (so-so)
This morning's weigh-in: 233.4
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 6/10 (emotional stress, GI)
Currently (re)reading: Making Money by Terry Pratchett (on the iPad 3G)

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User: etcet
Date: 2010-05-12 13:05 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
3ricj was the fellow in the red coat driving (and designing) the laser.
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zxhrue: please do not put the bones
User: zxhrue
Date: 2010-05-12 13:49 (UTC)
Subject: ?otd
Keyword:please do not put the bones

the toyes said it best. beam me up.

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A large duck
User: burger_eater
Date: 2010-05-12 15:48 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
?otd: no way. I have a wife and son who depend on me.

Although I might change my mind if it was a short trip.
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