Inland Empire Girl/Gathering Around the Table shares her thoughts and photos re: the Sunshine Mine Disaster of 35 years ago here.
*TUBOB writes: "I had my annual physical last week. All good. My chest x-ray was clear and normal which is always reassuring to an ex-smoker. I eat like a wild hog rooting around in a deep forest of fried foods, yet my total cholesterol is 173. I'm lucky. Sometimes it is better to be lucky than good. Ahem" here.
*Idaho Escapee/Atmospheric Ruminations makes a keen observation re: sports drinks. If you're really thirsty, they taste great. If you're not, they taste weak. More here.
*Yesterday, Marmitetoasty/Twaddle observed the sixth anniversary of her divorce and opined (w/photos as proof) that brothers and hair clippers are a big no-no here. (Warning: language)
*Nathan Empsall, the Wayward Episcopalian, registered his first few seconds in his 15 minutes of fame by landing on C-Span with prez wannabe Bill Richardson as part of a discussion re: rebuilding New Orleans (w/video) here.
Meanwhile, in Idaho, writes Bubblehead, both the stupid and the nonstupid get punished here, Chronic Discontent adds F-Words and Whitecaps to his favorite blogs list here, in "Hijacked: Day 2," PDX Pup goes Muppet on the Perambulator here, and Red State Rebel is ready to back Larry LaRocco's Senate campaign here, and Synaptic Disunion's thinking about anthropomorphologistics here.