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Saturday Link Roundup

My friend Revanche wrote an excellent piece about living with chronic pain and the perils of doing too much. Pretty much everything she says here is true for me, too. That’s a big reason I’m so careful about budgeting my energy.

Via the Livestock Conservancy, an article on how gene banks are helping to ensure the survival of endangered breeds of livestock.

Mother Jones endorses irradiating food to kill bacteria, just in time for Consumer Reports to reveal they recently tested 458lbs of ground beef and all of it was contaminated with fecal bacteria.

And on that cheery note, I hope you enjoy your weekend! What are you up to? I’ll be building housing for rabbits so we can rehabilitate the colony and burning more dead trees to make ash for the garden.