Weekend Edition: 2-28

Bulletin Board

  • If you happen to be in the Rapid City area tonight, the Rush hockey team is wearing Dr. Seuss jerseys at their game tonight, which includes a book drive

Worthwhile Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • What Are We Doing? (“Particularly frustrating to me is that despite all the effort (public and private) and the billions of dollars that are spent, people are hungry in America. We have literally thousands of federal programs and grants for practically every imagined and even unimagined purposes yet many people among us including large numbers of children remain hungry.”) [Look out, Joel. You’re starting to sound like me.]
  • My Prescribed Life (“What I do know is that if I subscribed to popular notions of essentialized selfhood, my true identity would look like a feverishly anxious mass of phobias and self-loathing. Had I stuck with that girl, I’d be either in a padded cell or dead.”)
  • How I Learned To Be OK With Feeling Sad (“Now, sometimes when I’m not sad and I think about sadness, that thought is accompanied by this startling one: I miss it.”)

Bookish Linkage

Nonboookish Linkage

If I were human I believe my response would be “go to hell.”

Spock (Leonard Nimoy), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

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