[links] Link salad heads for the clinic again

Best SF likes “On the Human Plan”

The METAtropolis: Cascadia microsite is live — All the details, and some fun goodies there.

People like stuff that you don’t. That’s OK. — Kelly McCullough on genre wars. (Via M. as a blog comment.)

One Underwear Bomb = 10 Million Nudie Pics (The Question of Body Scanner Legality) — More on the new TSA rules, from a fellow unfortunate. (Via and .)

Is the Deficit Commission Serious? — Not hardly. More conservative political posturing with the usual disregard for those pesky true facts.

Our Banana RepublicC.E.O.’s of the largest American companies earned an average of 42 times as much as the average worker in 1980, but 531 times as much in 2001. Yep. That definitely explains why “real” America votes Republican.

?otD: Chest port or IV?

Writing time yesterday: 2.0 hours (5,100 new words, to 51,600 words on Kalimpura)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (solid)
This morning’s weigh-in: 245.4
Yesterday’s chemo/post-op stress index: 5/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently reading: Between books