Ambition this shall tempt to rise,
And moody Madness laughing wild
Amid severest woe.
-from Thomas Gray's "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College"
One Stop Shopping
There was a time when I started my blogging day by heading over to Daily Kos. But those days are gone. Now I head over to Shakespeare's Sister, and blog posts like this one are the reason why. She's a daily necessity, and if you aren't reading her, you should amend that immediately.