Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
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A more general link roundup

Since Adam and Elayna are watching House, so I have a little more tab-clearing time.

You can order Steam-Powered: Steampunk Lesbian Stories on Amazon now. Also, there's a two-part interview up with me and several other contributors at Beyond Victoriana.

Remember awesome space opera comic Wandering Star? It is online! Serialized! For free! Go read.

Make butterflies with math.

Following the death of his sister to brain cancer twelve years ago, Motoi Yamamoto adopted salt as his primary medium. In Japanese culture salt is not only a necessary element to sustain human life, but it is also a symbol of purification. He uses salt in loose form to create intricate labyrinth patterns on the gallery floor or in baked brick form to construct large interior structures. As with the labyrinths and innavigable passageways, Motoi views his installations as exercises which are at once futile yet necessary to his healing. (Read the whole thing. Also, of course, stunning pictures.)

Dancers among us.

The process we use to store memories is more complex than previously thought, New York University neuroscientists have found. Yep.

They're still watching TV, so! I have time for a little state-of-the-'song.

Lack of internet makes me crazy. The weather makes me cranky. The weather also makes me achy. Which makes me cranky. Plus it gives me terrible headaches. Also I am exhausted, but the headache distracts me from napping.

I have been putting my energy into knitting for Nerd Wars. I'm on the Babylon 5 team; my first project doubles as a G'Kar-inspired project and a Ventine's Day gift for sindrian Next up I am doing a "Grey 17 is Missing" shawl for the prime numbers challenge. I am a huge dork.

Also I have been reading a lot.

And I'm still in my pajamas, because when headachey and tired I can't be arsed to get dressed.

I am really really hoping that the roads and sidewalks are not super-hazardous tomorrow. So much snow. So much rain. So much wintry mix. I am almost certain that tomorrow will not be a snow day, so I am fervently hoping that I won't be skidding all over the place on my way in to work tomorrow.

Also I'm quite cabin-fevery. Want to go places and do stuff. After a good sleep.

How's by you?
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