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HBO’s Best of the Local Blogs — 3/24/08

“Robins were loving the weekend rain and the puddles that provided worms for the taking,” writes Kerri Thoreson, OnLocation North Idaho. “Signs of spring are everywhere in beautiful North Idaho!”

Stout-hearted men … and women. All sizes, ages and shapes. 4000 of them. Fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, friends and lovers. Gone. I find the timing of the fifth anniversary of this war, the 4000th lost American and Easter an interesting convergence of events. Unlike the legend of Easter where Christ rises from the dead, these 4000 will not. They are lost forever to their families and to their country. All the potential they carried within them, all the life not yet lived, lost - forever/Dogwalk Musings. More here

HBO Numbers (for week of March 16-22, 2008): 45,669 page-views and 27,536 unique views.

*Passing quietly into that good night/From A Simple Mind
*Say it ain’t so … it ain’t!/Slight Detour
*Mad Kane Haiku/Tumblewords
*Every body deserves respect/JeanC’s Cat House
*The Easter henhouse/Far Corner
*On CNN/Arch Druid
*Easter economics/A Family Runs Through It
*Easter Sweets/A Butterfly Moment

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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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