It’s Monday on a holiday weekend. That means that you are not currently struggling to wake up in your drab cubicle, but you are looking for ways to avoid thinking about going back to work tomorrow.
(Unless you are half of everyone I know and you work from home, in which case you’re eating bonbons or lounging or whatever you people do in all the time you don’t spend getting appropriately dressed for a professional setting and commuting to and from your workplace. And tomorrow, you’ll be doing exactly the same.)
For all of you, though, I now provide some interesting, entertaining, and/or thought-provoking linkage.
Emerald Market is a blog full of lovely, lovely things that you don’t have to feel bad about buying. Please go there and click on all the interesting ads so the author can afford to keep doing it.
Turns out you can save a whole freaking bunch of gas by driving differently. And you’ll scare your passengers less if you brake more slowly, so it’s a win-win.
This post starts with some pretty flowers, but if you scroll down you’ll see a very cool way to document a quilt. I wish I had done something similar on my quilts. Perhaps I will in the future.
I very much enjoyed the discussion of Early Bengali Science Fiction and the follow-up piece Where Women Rule and Mirrors Are Weapons, both on on Sepia Mutiny. Those interested in women’s writing will probably enjoy clicking through to the short story discussed in the second piece, Sultana’s Dream, especially after reading about its author in the SM article.
Via Nancy White on BlogHer, I found the Nata Village Blog. Nata is in Botswana, and the blog focuses on the anti-AIDS work done in the village as well as daily life. It’s a good read, especially the “About” sections that explain how the blog came about. Check it out, y’all.
A technology security company did battle with anonymous spammers and gave up when attacks threatened to bring down parts of the Internet. I found the article terribly interesting, but it also left me with a question. Since it appears we have now moved into a science fiction world where people actually have wars online, where’s my flying car?
That’s all for now…