Another Dark Little Corner
Started this before change to "New Blogger", as backup in case of trouble with digiphoto blog "In a Small Dark Room", or rants & links blog "Hello Cruel World" . Useful - at one stage Dark Room was there, but like the astrophysical Dark Matter, we could't see it ... better now, but kept Just In Case.
There is nothing. There is no God and no universe, there is only empty space, and in it a lost and homeless and wandering and companionless and indestructible Thought. And I am that thought. And God, and the Universe, and Time, and Life, and Death, and Joy and Sorrow and Pain only a grotesque and brutal dream, evolved from the frantic imagination of that same Thought. Mark Twain (letter to Joseph Twichell after his wife's death)
[me, on a bad day]
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Preditors and Editors
Everything you wanted to know about literary agents
On the getting of agents
(and my Wish List)
Struggles of a Suburban Guerilla; Nubile-Only Women; The Gates and A New Rendition
Ghost Story (note my earlier comments about the things I'm thankful for - I'll have to put the link(s) up here)
Oil for Food
Pictures of Pictures of Christo's The Gates
bodyandsoul.typepad.com/blog/2005/05/render_unto_uzb.html Rendition means a new thing now.
An Australian Version
Torture, Anyone? (Margo Kingston's Webdiary, 17th May, 2005, on the SMH website)
the trophy wife creation act
Language is important. It doesn't really matter what you meant to do with the law. It matters what the law says.
What the House and Senate versions of the Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act (USA) say is this
WOMAN - The term `woman' means a female human being who is capable of becoming pregnant, whether or not she has reached the age of majority.
So there's been a lot of legislative activity lately centered around defining marriage.
Marriage, many of our states have decided, is exclusively a compact entered into by a man and a woman.
Well, woopsie. Congress has decided that legally, once you hit menopause, you're not a woman any more.