I still haven't finished Tess of the D'Urbervilles, so I'm not ready to comment on it yet it, except to say that it is even more insightful than I remember it, perhaps because my own insights into society have changed so dramatically over time.
We've had relatives visiting all week and the weather has been cloudy; so, I haven't had a chance to get out photographing this week and probably won't at least until Friday.
That doesn't mean I haven't had time to keep up with all my internet connections. I'm still reading a large number of blogs, and playing Scrabble games on Facebook, not to mention reading the usual news online. I forget how much I'm actually reading online until I go on vacation for a week and am faced with thousands of entries on my RSS reader. Faced with all of them, I almost invariably delete them all and pickup with new entries.
I'm assuming that many of the readers here also read many of the blogs that were on my blogroll (the one that, as Mike pointed out this week, hasn't been restored yet), but here's a entry from steve at the golden fish that fascinated me. Just be aware that it will take longer than the usual half minute you spend here to view it, but it seems well worth the time spent: