*Put your hands together for Family Phil/A Family Runs Through It (pictured with son on Centennial Trail), who has been named Blogger of the Month by the San Diego Reader Magazine, here.
*Mari Meehan/Dogwalk Musings offers poignant thoughts about the hurricane disaster/tragedy along the Gulf Coast here.
*Bill McCrory/Whitecaps rightly believes we're looking at homeland security differently in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina here.
*Granati/Orange Frog 76 had plenty of time to think about his close encounter with a yellowjacket while he was standing on the top rung of a ladder with his darling daughters below here.
*Joanne Fuchs/Family Friendly Source, from Cocalalla, offers 15 helpful tips on how to give your cat a pill here.
*Cis Gors/From A Simple Mind recalls when she started her blog six months ago she was ranting about gas that was selling for $2.19.9 per gallon in Sandpoint here.