Tomorrow I relocate from Texas back to balmy Minnesota. Pardon the relative silence of late, but your blogger has been busy. Principally with preparations for my oral exam, a week from Wednesday. I might get in some photoblogging, but no posts of substance until after that.
Which is unfortunate, as the world is interesting of late. I suggest Ha'aretz to observe the continuing fallout from Sharon's abrupt departure from the world stage. Josh Marshall has been doing excellent Abramoff coverage for some time now. Bird flu's still out there, some miners suffocated, and Russia "accidentally" turned off half of Europe's natural gas for a spell, so go take your pick.
The destruction of Pilgrim Baptist in Chicago, on the other hand, is a noteworthy and significant loss.