Partly to assuage blogger's block; partly because they're so good they need to be shared (and shared again, in some cases):
Maria, this is one of the most amazing essays on emotion I have ever read. I, too, find it easier in many ways to edit the writing of others than to generate my own, but the leap you make into the role of language in the interaction between emotions and behavior is nothing short of fascinating. Amazing.
Medblog Addict, you find the most amazing videos. How do you do it?:
You really have to issue beverage alerts; also known as spew warnings. That's why you're always broke from people hitting you up -- legitimately -- to replace keyboards, laptops and monitors.
In a similar but totally different vein, here's the first "funny video" I saw on the internet that way pre-dated YouTube, although it's now been uploaded there countless times:
Predictably, my writing production has fallen off dramatically since hitting the meaningless mark of 50,000 words. A word to the 101 Reasons to Stop Writing commenters: Sean's site is meant to be funny (I think; at least I find it so.) What I find amusing is his implied belief that people who do NaNo really think of it as "writing novels" and of themselves as "writers." It's a case of a joke not being funny if you have to explain it. Ah, well.