You Call – We Respond — A firefighter comments on this past week’s news story about the house burndown in Tennessee.
The stigma gene — Bad Science on an interesting intersection between genetics, medicine and social perceptions of illness and disability.
See the Future with a Search — A Web startup demos a “predictive” search engine.
The End of the Tunnel — Paul Krugman on the cancellation of the NY-NJ tunnel project, and what that says about infrastructure, politics and vision.
Times Square bomber: Cause and effect in the War on Terror — It’s so much more comfortable not to think about this stuff, isn’t it? I’m looking at you, conservative America, but also the rest of us.
Why is This GOP House Candidate Dressed as a Nazi? — Godwin’s Law has apparently come to life. Waffen SS re-enactor running for Congress on GOP ticket.
?otD: What’s your least favorite word? (Or “cringe” word.)
Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.0 hours (briefly interrupted)
This morning’s weigh-in: 240.2
Yesterday’s chemo/post-op stress index: 3/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: The Exile Kiss by George Alec Effinger