I've decided on an experiment, and am writing a short story, (hopefully) in a week. The fun part is you get to see it throughout development.
To follow the progress, go to my creative writing log. You'll also find the link in my Links block to the right.
So, that leaves this entry to fill up with non-creative writing. There's not much, but for fascinating fun watch some videos of mentalist magician Derren Brown. You must have the evil Real Media Player installed, but it's worth it in this case. Here's a link to the download via Download.com, so you don't have to try to figure out where it is on Real's site.
For my money, the most illuminating video is The Magic Doll. This segment should give pause to anyone who believes things based on experience, as in "well, I've experienced it so I know it's true."