Meat: Grab a Fistful Today — Classic advertising from Vintagraph. Work-safe. Really. I swear.
Star Trails and the Captain's Ghost — APOD gets all Halloween on us.
Zombie — WW II bomber nose art.
In Icy Tip of Afghanistan, War Seems Remote — Interesting. I would love to visit here. (Thanks to Dad.)
Warrior Nation — In modern, American, the old men sending young men off to die have little experience of war. Of course, this is the country where a successful draft dodger manged to tar a decorated war hero as a coward in a recent election, so why would that be surprising? (Via Scrivener's Error.)
American Noir: Arizona anti-Immigrant Law penned by Private Prison Industry, says NPR — Yep. Definitely grassroots here.
Republican Victory, Conservative Loss — I had assumed that the near-total, staggering failure of the Bush administration and movement conservative complicity in that failure would force significant changes. Conservative commentator Daniel Larison on the GOP's stakes in the forthcoming election.
?otD: Charlie or Martin?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (medical follies)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (interrupted)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo/post-op stress index: 3/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently reading: I Wonder by Marian Bantjes