[links] Link salad pops another lactase tab

A reader reacts to Trial of Flowers Powell’s | Amazon | Barnes & Nobles | Borders ] — Loved the book, not so sure she recommends it. I take her point. Heh.

Fairwood Press announces The Specific Gravity of Grief — A cancer novella, coming out in a limited edition.

Avatar: Film making and human destiny Part I and Part IICentauri Dreams with some interesting analysis from a scientific and cultural perspective.

Saab and Saab — A J21 aircraft and a Model 92 auto.

Ghost Depot: 1905Shorpy with an interesting piece of railroad photography.

“I Don’t Believe in Global Warming” — Hahaha.

SMBC on faith and reason — Heh. Not unlike some of my own comments, except in handy comic form.

Christianity’s role in history of U.S. at issue — More on the Christianist Texas textbook selection nonsense. John Fea, a history professor at Messiah College in Pennsylvania, a Christian institution [said], “They are not experts on social studies and history. Neither of them are trained in history. They are preachers who use the past and history as a means of promoting a political agenda in the present.” Huh. Good for Professor Fea.

?otD: Milk or cheese?


1/17/2009
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.0
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: Bangkok 8 by John Burdett