Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong


Happy birthday to jet_li_wannabe!

Happy early birthday to thedigitalkuri, moniqueleigh, and oldmotherchaos, who advance a year over the weekend!

It's been a rollercoastery week, with the weather changes wreaking havoc on my pain levels and a bit too much activity. Exhaustion is.

The Internet is Awesome.
Metafilter saves two women from human trafficking.

My Internet, Not So Much
Keeps going out, which means that none of the dozens of time-sensitive things I've been handling via e-mail are getting handled. Adam's getting a new router today. This makes my lack of weekend travel plans certain, as I needed to be getting this stuff done this week.

Daily Science
In a feat that is the culmination of two and a half years of tests and adjustments, researchers at the J. Craig Venter Institute inserted artificial genetic material — chemically printed, synthesized and assembled — into cells that were then able to grow naturally.

Friday Memeage!
Wearing: Vivid blue shirt, Wyrding Studios jewelry, jeans.
Reading: Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight by Cat Rambo, The Cardboard Universe still.
Writing: Nothing, because I did not get a single second of writing time this week. Hopefully today, because I have two things in particular I really want to get done by Wiscon.
Knitting: The shawl and the baby blanket.
I was going to try to travel this weekend, but that seems untenable. So. Today after work needs to be writing time if it's not collapse time. Tomorrow I may be called upon to table for BARCC; last-minute request. Otherwise I am unplanned and need to be resting and getting stuff done around the house. Expect an updated to-do list if I have internet this afternoon.

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