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HBO’s Best of the Local Blogs — 12/17/07


Courtesy/OnLocation North Idaho
“In a humble cottage at the base of a beautiful hill lives a modern day Johnny Appleseed,” writes Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho. “Or maybe he’s a combination of Johnny and Gepeto, who brought Pinnocio to life.” More here

*Big John Rook posts links to Dan Fogelberg songs, “Same Old Lang Syne” and “Longer Than” here.

*Shinie took seriously her instructions to have fun spending the $50 prize money she received from a Halloween contest sponsored by JBelle. She took the cash and family to Seattle for a final before-winter trip to the House of Hong here.

*Notes On A Napkin has always been a reader who appreciates well-written words — and enjoys being smitten by a book within its first 10 pages here.

*In her travels, Dogwalk Musings was always fascinated by the seamier side of Europe towns, including Amsterdam, where she gawked at the prostitutes with the best of them, here.

*F-Words points out that Idaho Democrats are worried about the down-ticket impact that a Hillary Clinton ticket will have on western candidates here.

*OrangeTV reviews the Christmas For All Concert w/Bent Penny and Cameron Bameron at The Grail/Huetter here.

HBO Numbers (for week of Dec. 9-15): 46,193 page-views and 27,034 unique views.

Meanwhile, Slight Detour wonders why she hasn’t been getting her Monday paper here; Silver Valley Girl discusses the ministry of reconciliation here; Arch Druid sees indications that the R’s are getting desperate here; Eye On Boise wonders what’s “overdue” at ITD here; Christmas ain’t what it used to be, sez From A Simple Mind, here; Here In Idaho posts things she likes to do at Christmas parties here; JeanC spends 2 days finding a tree no one else wants here; Rants, Raves & Random Thoughts discusses the real reason for the season here; and Un-Muted Mumblings answers 7 questions about himself here.


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