Friday, May 17th

by musicclipoftheday

what’s new

Chris Hadfield (Canadian astronaut), “Space Oddity” (D. Bowie)
International Space Station, 5/12/13 (released)


**********

lagniappe

reading table

I never saw any human being who was of sound mind.

—John Haslam (1764-1844), English physician, quoted in the Times Literary Supplement, 3/29/13 (review of Inconvenient People: Lunacy, Liberty, and the Mad-Doctors in Victorian England)