- seven new-to-me blogs
- a collection of links that are a bit more thought-provoking than usual (must be something about autumn – the cool weather and short days must make some of us more reflective)
- a timely Blogthings personality quiz, and
- a Customer of the Week (fortunately, not my customer!)
New Arrivals in my Google Reader
Bookworming in the 21st Century
The Evening Reader
Livingston, I Presume
Katherine Center (author blog)
Spiritual Pedicures (author blog – Elissa Stein)
Classics Rock! (a blog of popular songs with literary connections)
Dispatches: Links of the Week
Arguments in favor of keeping a place for the arts in education; facing the reality that there’s just not enough education money for every program that deserves it
There’s no “return policy” for children
The “b-word” (and the “f-word,” too) – and don’t worry, the post is pretty much profanity-free! (Are you curious – and confused – now?)
A message to teens regarding something my 15-year-old has learned the hard way: cell phones are not machine washable!
It’s been my favorite browser for at least half its life: happy fifth birthday to Firefox! (Yes, even on my MacBook, to my Safari-using husband’s befuddlement…)
|You Are Bert|
| Extremely serious and a little eccentric, people find you lovable – even if you don’t love them!
You are usually feeling: Logical – you rarely let your emotions rule you
You are famous for: Being smart, a total neat freak, and maybe just a little evil
How you life your life: With passion, even if your odd passions (like bottle caps and pigeons) are baffling to others
For the Birds, from Not Always Right:
Knowing how to read is one thing…knowing how to think is apparently something else entirely.
Have a great weekend!