[links] Link salad is back in Oregon but late to work

points out that he and I share space on the Million Writers Award Notable Stories 2008 list — Along with a lot of other fine folks.

The Death and Rebirth of Accountability — Tom V. Morris talks about how things ought to work.

A ruined church in Wales — As says, my kind of place.

The Dark Secret at Blood Falls — Viable microbes locked away for millions of years in an Antarctic glacial lake.

?otD: What time zone am I in?

Body movement: n/a (getting over jet lag)
This morning’s weigh-in: 217.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon