other places to visit
While I'm away these sites might keep you occupied
John Strain's Online Journal
. Personal touch. May be writing about anything from the Boston Marathon to local Louisiana beers
; from progress in the Big Easy [with a positive, yet generally pragnatic spin that one doesn't hear in the national sensationalist rags we call "the Media
"] to insights into working with troubled souls.
Joel Sax's Pax Nortana
. Lover of memes and quirky pop-culture exams; reflecting long and serious on issues affecting people with perceptual discontinuties [that's "mental illnesses
" to the uninitiated]. ...and the occasional side trek down some wonderful canyon to watch the wildlife and the stars.
: Yesterday he wrote about the self-absorbed idjot who called 9-1-1 because Burger King wouldn't make it
with the toppings she wanted. Must be an Orange County problem. But, really, Joe generally writes about far more serious stuff than this.
Steve Gilliard's News Blog
. Through, thoughtful and thought provoking news stories taht ought to be on national media but ~mysteriously~ don't usually get covered.
. News and views from across the Atlantic. It's a breath of fresh air for me.
; from Desert Hot Springs in California comes a beautifully designed, lushly photo-filled journal full of quips and opinions on everything from the serious to the mundane
. Highbrow, literary, artistic and literate. The perfect cure for the malaise caused from waitch too many episodes of Fear Factor, Ray Romano reruns, and Mad TV. But be prepared to think! [from Canada]
Dave Harper's Space Coast Web Journal
. An ex-Republican reporting from Jeb Bush territory.
Pam's House Blend
. Ms Spaulding's a Lefty African American Lesbian not afraid to speak her mind and able to think fast on her feet. Frequent updates on politics and gay rights issues.
Robert Crook's Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen's homepage
. The news is environmental, conservationist, decidedly pro-hunting. Always fresh and with a keen ear for what's going on with firearms issues as well as Connecticut traditional food-gatherer interests.
cosmic reportage for an out-of-balance world.
Tim Zimmerman's Wetass Chronicles
. When you really, really really need
to get the cobwebs out of your head, Tim'll tell you how others do it. On the edge a bit, but, I'm sure their snapses snap sharply after some of thier adventures.I'll be back when I get back