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HBO’s Best of the Local Blogs — 3/21/08

“Not to be outdone by the first day of Spring’s little flurry of fluffy white flakes, Day 2 roared into North Idaho with more serious snowfall, several inches blanketing the landscape,” posts Kerri Thoreson/OnLocation North Idaho. “This marble lion, on Highway 41 just south of Rathdrum, sums up the month of March … out like a lion, indeed.”

The snow continues to pile up. That deck I finally cleared two nights ago will again need shoveling–-once this morning’s dump slides off the roof. Of course, then we’ll have this afternoon’s dump to contend with. Even the bare lawn circles around the tree wells are shrinking this morning, keeping the robins’ worm-hunting areas limited. Yesterday I was telling Elaine Clark how I’d screamed a few expletives out loud in the solitude of my house after once more deciding, “Well, I can always vacuum.” All the outdoor plans for yesterday were washing down with the worms, as snow continued to fall throughout the day/Marianne Love, Slight Detour. More here

HBO Numbers: 7879 page-views and 4701 unique views

*Going, going … gray/Mrs. Mac Energetic
*Firing range aftermath/Bay Views
*Home-schoolers call it quits/A Family Runs Through It
*Today/A Butterfly Moment
*Lawerence Denney’s hissy fit/Arch Druid
*What manner of men are these/Dogwalk Musings
*Lettin’ the good times roll/The Far Corner
*Things I don’t understand/From A Simple Mind
*Friday at last/JeanC’s Cat House

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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