Since we're dog owners, the only place to cool off after a hot August day is down at Dog Beach! Since we're dorky dog owners, we took our camera. Jorge (George) may be classified as a golden retriever, but we believe he's part dolphin. The hardest part is getting him out of the water. Here's Jorge smiling for the camera as he floats like the local kids on a huge, water-laden log -- Paulie and Carrie Cohen/Sandpoint Online.
*CDADave has a photo of an old Patty Duke "Don't Just Stand There" single and some commentary about it today on his blog here.
*Bearable Bob gets a critique of his work that he considers perfect here.
*Cis Gors/From A Simple Mind knows why her man is acting kinda weird this time of year here.
*Granati/Orange Frog 76 reflects on the things he has done since his oldest daughter, who will turn 4 tomorrow, was born here.
*While her husband was climbing a mountain, Marianne Love/Slight Detour was interviewing the final two patients of retiring dentist Dick Neuter here.
Teaser for tomorrow's paper: Mary Souza is announcing her bid for the Coeur d'Alene City Council 5 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Park. Souza is the third person to declare for Ben Wolfinger's open seat.