British Weather Terms — Ah, the queen's English. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
Major disruptions expected after severe quake in New Zealand — I hope all my friends there are safe and well.
US jets dropped bombs on Great Barrier Reef — Because reasons! Oh, well. At least they were inactive.
Eight-Corner Store: 1904 — A cool photo from historic Cuba.
Overweight? Maybe You Really Can Blame Your Genes
Candidate for Roanoke County Board of Supervisors: Religious Freedom Only Applies to Christians — Ah, the patriotism of conservatives. Now 100% Constitution-free, except for the Second Amendment no doubt. (Snurched from Slacktivist Fred Clark.)
Satanic Temple Sees Westboro Baptist's Funeral Protests, Raises Them Gay Wedding On Top Of Fred Phelps' Mom's Grave — Hmm. (Via
The Wealth of Nations: The U.S. is No. 1 in Inequality — we're number one! We're number one! Go USA!
QotD?: How many people did you spend your weekend with?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (away from home)
Weight: n/a (away from home)
Number of FEMA troops on my block conducting Department of Justice investigations of white patriots: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg; Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey