Solar eclipse, from space — Wow.
The Economic Argument — xkcd is damned clever. Single best piece of New Age debunking I’ve ever seen.
Why Does Abu Dhabi Own All of Chicago’s Parking Meters? — Yet another example of the conservative fetish for privatization gone terribly wrong.
US military accepts openly gay recruits — ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy suffers another blow, but activists still warn applicants not to reveal sexuality. Oh, noes, teh gayz are running the world now! Or just maybe, life will go on as normal.
Christine O’Donnell’s church and state gaffe makes voters laugh — Self-proclaimed Consitutional expert and Republican senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell unfamiliar with First Amendment. Which pretty much tells you everything you need to know about the Tea Party right there. Daniel Larison has more.
?otD: Frida or Diego?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (distraction factor)
Body movement: 45 minute urban walk (San Francisco hills, faster pace)
Hours slept: 6.5 hours (solid but underslept)
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday’s chemo/post-op stress index: 4/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently reading: The Loving Dead by Amelia Beamer