- American Heritage's excellent list of Indo-European roots
- Marcus Aurelius
- Economy of the Unlost
- Eros the Bittersweet
- the mythology of the Lotos-eaters, aka the lotosphagi
- a website about spiders
Also, I changed the title (from "little deaths" to the prosaic, and possibly Twilight-tinged, "Midnight." Yes, it will likely change again.). Also, added a teeny epigraph (from the Lotos-eaters section of Ulysses).
And now, I will watch some television. And pet the dog.