Archive for 2013

2013 had 193 days

I had a lot of migraines this year. If you add them all up, I lost 172 days. I actually lost more. A medication I took late last year and early this year (amitriptylene) had me so sleepy that I didn’t properly record my migraines for months. I lost more days to weakness, light sensitivity, […]

Why I was glad when Ned Stark died

It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right. . . . Law never made men a whit more just; and, by means of their respect for it, even the well-disposed are daily made the agents of injustice. A common and natural result of an undue respect  […]

Really great resource from the migraine trust: Supplements and Herbs for Migraine – The Evidence

Things I love

When someone gets really into a particular science topic for the first time and speaks almost solely in incredibly excited jargon for a year. Yay science! Yay confidence! Yay joy of specialized knowledge!

While you’re waiting for the bus

Stuff worth reading The Next Mass Extinction Atlanta Deploys Urine Detectors To Curb Scourge Of Peed-In Elevators Or they could install some public restrooms Very Serious Populists The Corporation Invasion Only corporations have rights Fracked This is what the other America is like Room to Despair None of us are fit enough to work in […]

We’ve known the answer for 200 years and there is still no justice

There were defenders of the Indians. Perhaps the most eloquent was Senator  Theodore Frelinghuysen of New Jersey, who told the Senate, debating removal: “We have crowded the tribes upon a few miserable acres on our southern frontier; it is all that is left to them of their once boundless forest: and still, like the horse-leech, […]