Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad heads east

ELF test? "Geoffrey the subtle salmon" — English as a Lingua Franca.

Eclipse Shadow Cone Over PatagoniaAPOD is on a roll this week.

Kosher Burkas — Umm...

GOP shows historic amnesia on spending cutsAlas, historical amnesia appears to have affected some readers, many of whom are under the impression that President Bush actually believed in small government and that recent Republican congressional leaders actually opposed federal spending. I'd be a lot more impressed with the GOP's current anti-spending stance if it bore even the vaguest connection to how these same GOP leaders governed while in the majority.

If Only The Right Would Leave The Constitution AloneTaken together, that's 10 constitutional amendments proposed, endorsed, and/or introduced by leading Republicans over the last decade. [...] Given the alleged reverence for the Constitution in far-right circles, the irony is rich.

?otD: What color is your parachute?

Writing time yesterday: 2.5 hours (revisions, WRPA)
Body movement: airport walking
Hours slept: 6.0 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 241.4 (yikes!)
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 3/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently (re)reading: Foreigner by C.J. Cherryh

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  • [photos] Your Saturday moment of zen

    Your Saturday moment of zen. Dark side roast, the Star Wars Shop in Aberdeen, WA. Photo © 2012, 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. This work…

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  • [links] Link salad flies away again

    Being right or being happy: pilot study — Which kind of reminds me of my “justice versus peace” parable I sometimes tell. (Via David Goldman.)…

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