Oops. My blog looks weird, huh? See, I deleted my stylesheet and have no backup. That was pretty dumb. It was the upgrading WordPress thing. I remembered to backup my index.php but not the stylesheet.

Oh well. I’m going to go have a beer and worry later. And no, Google’s already recached my site (that was fast) and thearchive.org doesn’t have it. Maybe the server admin has a backup. [Update: Fixed! The server admin had a backup, bless his soul.]

The news today is full of the diplomatic faux pas of the American ambassador to Norway, who last night pretty much said that Norway was turning its back on America and that would permanently change the relationship between the countries (Aftenposten reports it in English). Apparently the American ambassador is not a professional diplomat but an old mate of Bush’s who sponsored his campaign with millions, and ambassadorships in small, friendly countries are common rewards for such bounty. Diplomacy usually calls for more tact than this, however. I wish we’d all have some more tact. There’s amazing potential for hating each other for a long time in all this.

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  1. Cassandra

    Try Konrad Lorenz’s “On Aggression” for starters, Jill. You’ll still have a long way to go, of course, but it’s worth the trip.

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