The Writing Life: The point of the long and winding sentence — Pico Iyer says writing longer phrases is a way to protest the speed of information bites people are subjected to each day. (Via
Uneasy Neighbors in a Southern Gothic Tale — A strange story of racism and real estate. (Via my Dad.)
Processed meat ‘linked to pancreatic cancer’ — A link between eating processed meat, such as bacon or sausages, and pancreatic cancer has been suggested by researchers in Sweden. Oh, my bacon!
Every presentation, ever — Hahahah.
For Priests’ Wives, a Word of Caution — A weird little squib that does nothing to make me feel better about the Catholic church.
How Likely Is a Runaway Greenhouse Effect on Earth? — The results of the latest analysis are not entirely reassuring. This is science. Asking questions, exploring uncertain answers. Certainty without full and consistent proof is for ideologues.
Missouri Republicans Introduce Bill That Forces Educators To Teach Creationism In Schools And Universities — Because willful ignorance isn’t spreading fast enough? (Via
Haley Barbour’s pardons put Southern redemption on trial — Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour defended his mass pardon of over 200 current and former convicts, quoting the Christian principle of redemption enshrined in Southern law and tradition.
Obama challenges Republicans on goal they embrace — Given that their stated number one priority is to unseat Obama, this isn’t hard. The GOP isn’t interested in jobs, or the economy, or running the country more effectively.
Everyone’s Got a Right to Their Own Opinions… — Another day, another bald-faced Republican lie that Your Liberal Media won’t be challenging.
?otd: Are you in your own space this weekend?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (2,500 words on short story)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.75 (solid)
Currently reading: 7th Grade Stories by