I’m writing for tomorrow, day 153. Yesterday, when I returned from physical therapy, I hit the wall. I slept from Noon until 5:30, almost didn’t make it to the bathroom, ate, and prepared the Personal Update. Then I slept from 6:30 until 11:30, almost didn’t make it to the bathroom, did the puzzle, posted the Personal Update, and ate. Then I slept from 12:30 until 6:00, almost didn’t make it to the bathroom and ate. Today, I’ve been researching and working on my notebook in preparation for Wednesday’s trip to Salem. Tomorrow is a Holy Day in the Church of the Ellipsoid Orb. My Broncos’ worship will be televised. I’m hoping for a communion feast of fricassee of Seachicken, but few teams are harder to beat at home than Seattle.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 4:11 (average 4:41). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From The New Yorker: In an eleventh-hour development that could have an unpredictable effect on the vote to determine Scottish independence, Queen Elizabeth II took to the British airwaves on Thursday to excoriate the Scots in a one-hour, profanity-laden tirade.
The Queen’s speech began with the phrase “Listen, you Scottish bastards,” and became steadily saltier as the monarch blasted her subjects for having the impudence to consider leaving the fold.
“I’ll make you heel like a litter of [Anglo-Saxon vulgarity] corgis,” she said, as her rage reached a crescendo…
Andy gave us quite a revelation. I guess she must have whipped them into obedience, since "No" won.
From Daily Kos: Our kids are standing up against homophobia, racism, sexism, and despair. They’re standing up in North Carolina’s Moral Mondays’ movement and across the country for their right to vote. They’re standing up in Ferguson, Mo against racism and taking their town back. They will be standing up and marching this Sunday in the People’s Climate March. Our own Joan Brooker’s documentary film students are bringing their cameras and their spirits to the march.
Our young people stood up this Tuesday in Virginia for love instead of hate. When an anti-gay, self described, "Preacher" showed up at James Madison University to tell gay students they were going to hell, students responded to his hate with love.
Here is the Republican hatemonger:
Barf Bag Alert!!
Here are the kids shutting him down!
Kudos to the kids! Is there any question about who the authentic Christians are?
From Raw Story: Bill Maher says Palin needs to stop wearing her ‘mom genes’
Obviously it isn’t the entire segment, but any Maher is better than none, especially when he nails Drill Baby Dingbat!