(1) Over the next few days, I'll be getting back into the swing of things here as the Crew of Worthies eases out of the hipness and brilliance that has been their hallmark. Large public thanks to Helen, John, Shawn, and Will. I've loved having them around and I'm sure you have too.
(2) This month a few pieces of note have appeared here and there. In case you've missed the links over at Doublethink, here they are:
A blueprint for the McCain candidacy [The Guardian]
The technology of memory [The New Atlantis]
(3) Hopefully in short order the sidebar situation will be magically repaired as well.