The Case of the Copula Overdose, or, Why I’ll Never Write (or Read) the Same Way Again — Was “was” a problem? (Via Steve Buchheit.)
Brain scans of artists while drawing — I’ve long speculated that brain scans of writers in the act of writing would show that we possess multiple language centers. My fiction is very much unlike my spoken diction.
Grand Canyon Star Trails — A truly lovely photo.
Münster’s Monster Mash — Where be dragons?
[GOP Senator] Grassley’s accidental pro-choice principles — “No. First of all, nothing can be done to your body without your permission. So, it’d be a violation of the constitutional right to privacy if that were to happen.” That is, of course, correct. But as Kaili Joy Gray noted, there is a certain irony in hearing a conservative Republican lawmaker with a 100% rating from the National Right to Life Committee talking this way. More of that justly famed conservative intellectual consistency.
QotD?: Barbecue or Tex-Nex or both?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (traveling)
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (traveling)
Weight: n/a (traveling)
Number of FEMA troops on my block faking evidence for climate change: 0
Currently reading: Pyramids by Terry Pratchett