Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad has a devil set aside for you

The Importance of Worldbuilding in Steampunk — (Via jaborwhalky.)

Oil Slick, Mississippi River Delta, Gulf of Mexico — Is it shining like a National guitar?

More vintage Japanese illustration and design

Sinking the Tunnel: 1910 — Some serious steampunkery, from Shorpy.

Of dialects, armies and navies — (Via Scrivener's Error.)

Mosque Building and Gay Marriage vs. Mob Rule by the Right — Ah, the tyranny of the majority.

Scrivener's Error on the Proposition 8 decision — Some choice cites here, including: Proposition 8 is unconstitutional because it denies plaintiffs a fundamental right without a legitimate (much less compelling) reason. Yes, Virginia, bigotry is not part of the state's compelling interest, no matter how sincerely held it may be by people with money and political influence.

?otD: Do we call it Myanmar-Shave now?




8/5/2010
Writing time yesterday: 3.0 hours (revisions, WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute urban walk
Hours slept: 7.75 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 3/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently (re)reading: Inheritor by C.J. Cherryh

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