Happy birthday to bikergeek
, and stakebait
!State of the 'Song
Dreading the commute, hitting the albuterol too much, otherwise okay.Facebook
Thanks for liking the new Shayara page
! I have a general author-y fan page
, too, if that is of interest to you. Plus you can friend me on there anytime; unlike LJ, I friend everyone back on Facebook. Caveat: of course that means I don't actually keep up with everyone's status updates and stuff. Link Soup
* Mother Jones on what's going on in Egypt
* We measure our snow in Shaqs
. We're not quite at a full Shaq yet, but we are already over one Shadesong.
* The Four Icon Challenge
- a cool idea, well-executed.
* Right on, Holly Pervocracy
* Why Kirby Bits is not speaking at PAX East 2011
. Lots of overlap here with why I'm not going to PAX East, period.Daily ScienceFor years researchers have been debating whether Enceladus, a tiny moon floating just outside Saturn's rings, is home to a vast underground ocean. Is it wet--or not? Now, new evidence is tipping the scales. Not only does Enceladus likely have an ocean, that ocean is probably fizzy like a soft drink and could be friendly to microbial life.
FIZZY OCEAN, you guys. Imagine
the implications for the space ponies!Friday MemeageWearing
: Purple wandering-cable sweater and jeans. Bird-on-a-wire socks.Reading
: The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus
, by Owen Gingerich.Writing
: This week has been all behind-the-scenes structural stuff.Knitting
: I did two cowls for Elayna this week. Otherwise, I am very close to done with my Sekrit Project.Planning
: Going to a gaming night tonight (hoping for a ride, because this weather's been sucking for my lungs). Tomorrow is a house-stuff day, and hopefully more writing infrastructure. Sunday Elayna has her Girl Scout conference, and everything else depends on whether she has a ride to-from that, which she has thus far failed to determine.