I feel better about being alive: Gator grabs dog, man jumps in pond and stabs gator - Don't mess with my dog.
ALICE COOPER: Anti-BUSH Rockers Are Guilty Of Treason Against Rock and Roll - "If you're listening to a rock star in order to get your information on who to vote for, you're a bigger moron than they are."
Women's road cycling silver medalist Judith Arndt made an obscene gesture as she crossed the finish line. She was upset because they didn't put her close friend Petra Rossner on the Olympic team.
What if they had an Olympics and No one came?
CL & I went to Nashville yesterday to visit Paul and Ferlie. We visited the Bicentennial Mall, checking out the Tennessee Wall of History (including James K. Polk) and the WWII Memorial that had a huge granite globe floating in a fountain. We also went to a fine barbeque place, Jack's, and to the Mexican Restaurant & Ice Cream joint that Paul touted recently. All lived up to expectations. We had a great time. Fine conversation and a late drive home.
Guardian Unlimited | Book extract: How To Be Idle by Tom Hodgkinson - great quote: "I would question the sanity of a religion that holds up the ant as an example of how to live. The ant system is an exploitative aristocracy based on the unthinking toil of millions of workers and the complete inactivity of a single queen and a handful of drones."
Emily McMackin, who is the Current Page Editor for the Decatur Daily, contacted me for an article she's writing on blogging, probably vastly overestimating my usefulness.
A little Googling indicates that she's an award-winning journalist & a fellow Alabama grad who has a a number of her articles posted at other sites, including: MOVE International, Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform, and a mental retardation textbook.
Here is the list of prominent blog's I said I would post:
Instapundit, Andrew Sullivan, Dynamist Blog,
Geek Culture: boingboing, slashdot,
Gadgets: Gizmodo & Engadget, Moblogs: textamerica, and The linkblog: FARK.
I think she's actually more interested in "people blogs" than this stuff, but I said I would, so I have. Good luck Emily, please e-mail if the article materializes in print or online. -mr