My bike is at the shop (where, amazingly, I bought it 13 years ago this month). I looked at the tune up and fixing estimate and said, "Sure, go for it!" It now occurs to me that I have put more money into this bike than I paid for it in the first place. But it's still going.
I've been asked to write a chapter for a book about motherhood and mental illness, to be published by Springer. A quick search of the archives here tells me that Springer is one of the less evil of the big science publishers, but I want to know before I start what my possibilities are for self-archiving, etc. Where do I start, lazyweb?
Is it weird to still use the old business letter format with the mailing address of the sender and recipient? I mean, I'm not physically mailing it anywhere, but it looks wrong without it somehow. (for a cover letter)