Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad finds itself living in another part of the world

just because I didn't kill myself, doesn't mean I didn't feel like I was dying — Read this, about the gay college experience, and maybe you'll understand a little of the despair. Sigh.

Don't forget the new caption contest [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

This is a news website article about a scientific paper — Hahaha. (Snurched from james_nicoll.)

Scientists find rocky planet in the Goldilocks zone of Gliese 581 — In case you missed it. (From numerous sources.)

Trout Lake Cheese Caves — This is cool, and not so far from Portland. Trout Lake is also a locale for a lot of UFO sightings, I believe. And tillyjane and I once got dreadfully lost in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest without ever finding the place.

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Fires Unnamed Staffer Who Wrote Gay Slur Online — He did the right thing. No excuses. No temporizing. No "red meat to the base". I don't often have it in me to compliment Republicans, but kudos to Senator Chambliss.

The Sorting Hat: What Kind of Activist Are You? — An interesting metaphor. Worth the read. (Via jimvanpelt.)

White America has lost its mind — More political snark with a bone-serious message.

?otD: Have you ever said to yourself, "My god, what have I done?"

Writing time yesterday: 90 minutes (Kalimpura, WRPA)
Body movement: n/a (terrible sleep, stayed in bed)
Hours slept: 5.0 (badly interrupted)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo/post-op stress index: 4/10 (post-op pain, fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: The Exile Kiss by George Alec Effinger

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