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Sweet. Farmers Markets in LA

The LA Times has a map of all farmer’s market locations in LA area. Search by zip code (it’s a bit too strict, results for that zip code only, vs. zip code + surrounding area), city name, or market name. Or day of week.

Restrictions May Apply

This American Life, episode 386: Fine Print. (still available for download through end of week) Act 3: Restrictions May Apply. For all the bullshitting politicians and insurance co lobbyists who say “no, no, we don’t need reform to health care, no no, slow down, no no, it’s fine as it is,” take a listen. Ira […]

This report confirms what my in-box already knows

Spam is on the rise again. [via Louis Gray]

Judiciary Haiku

Dahlia Lithwick sums up — in Haiku — the speeches by each member of the Senate Judiciary Committee during the vote whether to recommend Sonia Sotomayor to a full vote in the Senate. For those who missed the proceedings, the following are summaries of each of the senators’ speeches as offered this morning—in haiku form. […]

A movie for C, who may be getting a new liver today

A friend of mine may be getting a liver transplant today. Don’t know for sure yet, it’s still the waiting time. I’ve read other transplant blog entries about how the day that IT happens is usually a long day. Anyway, I’m reading the blog, donorcycle, by a transplant coordinator nurse (why she does what she […]