The United Mistakes of America — On our license to err.
Ça planait pas dans sa voix — This piece about a Belgian lawsuit over the original recording of Plastic Bertrand's "Ça Plane Pour Moi" is both hilarious and bizarre. Read the comments, too.
Sunset, Shadowrise — A fascinating image from central Australia.
Get Ready for Steerable Photon Guns — "Steerable Photon Guns" would be a great name for a rock band.
New Planets Highlight Orbital Resonance — From the department of learning something new every day.
Gingrich to give speech drawing on 'lessons' from anti-war secular socialists Orwell and Camus. — The synopsis of the event at the AEI website notes that Gingrich will draw "on the lessons of Camus and Orwell" to "describe the dangers of a wartime government that uses language and misleading labels to obscure reality" The man behind the GOPAC memo is going to talk about this? Irony is not only dead; it's been dismembered, burned, and its ashes scattered over the RNC offices.
Santorum’s Classless Society — More bizarre rhetoric from the Right. Besides which, isn't that a Marxist phrase?
?otD: Facial hair or clean shaven?
Writing time yesterday: 1 hour, 45 minutes (revisions, WRPA)
Body movement: 50 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 8.0 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 4/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert