State of the 'Song
Having a late start, but otherwise fine.
State of the Victoria
She has her appetite back! And she is mewing most pitifully to be released from her imprisonment.
New on kittycyborg: one-hour massage session!
Have discovered that I just really hate DPNs, or that there's something about the way I'm distributing stitches that's suboptimal. I may need a Knitting Grownup for this. In the meantime, there's always magic loop.
* Adam interviewed Vernor Vinge!
* Big DIY: The Year the Maker Movement Broke, and Paul Graham Raven's response.
* ktempest has an excellent post here about communities dealing with rape and sexual assault by members of the community. (I've been following this particular case, but I have lacked the spoons to say anything coherent. All I can really say still is that I believe Jack.)
Hot on the heels of confirming one Kepler planet, the Hobby-Eberly Telescope announces the confirmation of another planet. Another observatory, the Nordic Optical Telescope, confirms its first Kepler planet as well, this one as part of a binary system and providing new insights that may force astronomers to revisit and revise estimations on properties of other extrasolar planets.
Jinkies, I have a lot to do and not a lot of time. Most important things =