[links] Link salad is drawn by the promise of the women and lace and the gold and the cotton

36 Hours in Portland, Ore.

Long river believed found flowing deep under Amazon River

Diamond World Discovered By AstronomersA planet-like body 4,000 light years away may be the compacted remains of a white dwarf star that is now mostly diamond.

Census: More same-sex couples in more places — Yet, strangely, traditional marriage has not collapsed.

Evolution threatens Christianity — Or more to the point, threatens wilfully ignorant Christianists. Including most of the likely GOP presidential slate.

Mitt Romney Backs Away From Climate Change — Speaking of conservative wilful ignorance.

?otD: Won’t you save me from tomrrow?


8/26/2011
Writing time yesterday: 1.75 hours (3,400 words on Sunspin)
Body movement: n/a (overslept)
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (solid)
Weight: 229.8 (yikes!)
Currently reading: The Magician King by Lev Grossman