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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ahead of Schedule/Thinking of Scheduling

An odd day. Yesterday, I wrote a bunch; today, I wrote a lot of emails to set up things for later writing (A lot of invoicing, too; it is the last day of the month, after all). It’s probably a … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 Writingthoughts , , ,

The Doctor Spoke A Cloud/He Rained Out Loud

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A really spectacular image … those clouds looks rather portentous and the way the light is breaking through at the heart of the frame seems almost apocalyptic. It was taken over Victoria harbour in Hong … Continue reading

Recently Read, Prose (4/29/13)

I’m way behind on keeping track on the books I’ve been reading so far this year, but here’re the ones I remember from the last few weeks. Of particular note are Where’d You Go, Bernadette and Life Itself, both of … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 Recently Read , , , , ,

What A Tangled Web We

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Web development? Workers set up a dust screen on a demolition site in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, where construction sites are required to take measures controlling dust in order to improve air quality. Photograph: Reuters I … Continue reading

I Pick All The Bells I Can

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Into the rough. An alligator sits on the 14th fairway during the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana. Photograph: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Sometimes, you’re the golfers. Sometimes, you’re the alligator.

April 26, 2013

Caught by the Fuzz

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: In this rather surreal image a Greenpeace activist convincingly dressed as a polar bear sits in a police car outside Norwegian oil and gas group Statoil’s office in Moscow, after he was detained during a … Continue reading

April 25, 2013

In the Middle of Our Street

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A derelict house in the Cobridge area of Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire that is being sold by the council for £1, sits next to an occupied house that appears to be well looked after. The derelict homes … Continue reading

April 24, 2013

Machine Machine I Washed It For You

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Patrick Kane from Livingston, Scotland has been fitted with the new Touch Bionics prosthetic hand. The new i-limb ultra revolution has a powered thumb rotation along with multiple grip patterns, which enables users to perform … Continue reading

April 23, 2013

Dyin’ To See You/I Knock On Your Door

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: A resident looks down a flooded road in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand. However, New Zealand’s farmers are relieved that a deluge has ended the country’s most widespread drought in 30 years. Photograph: George Novak/AP … Continue reading

April 22, 2013

Keeps Ticking Over

From the Guardian’s Photo Blog: Police officers walk near a crime scene in Watertown after a tense night of police activity that left a university officer dead on campus just days after the Boston Marathon bombings. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP I … Continue reading

April 19, 2013