Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad wanders through the big tent

A Softer World on independent bookstores

The Submarine Boat: 1904 — Coney Island, back in the day, and something I don't quite get.

My vocation as a priest — Roger Ebert meditates on the Catholic church of his childhood, and his mother's ambitions for him.

A web-based survey of North American English — In case you're interested. I didn't grow up in North America, so I suppose I am not eligible.

The Higgs Boson May Have 'Five Faces' — Mmm, quantum.

Ancient Shipwreck to Aid Ghostly Neutrino Search — Now this is just cool.

Judge who nixed drilling ban has oil investmentsThe Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. That's what I like to see: judicial objectivity and independence in difficult cases.

?otD: Which way to the egress?

Writing time yesterday: n/a
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.0 (fiftful)
This morning's weigh-in: 226.6
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 6/10 (post-infusion)
Currently (re)reading: Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

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