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PM Headlines: Kris Interviews Naomi

KXLY's Kris Crocker interviews Naomi Judd before MCing the “Women Helping Women” luncheon earlier today. Kris Facebooks: “This was a pretty cool way to start the workweek.” The interview will air tonight on the KXLY news broadcast — and should be available on KXLY Web site later this afternoon.

Idaho Dad: The Forgetful Eagle Scout

Sometimes I forget that, because not long after earning that rank I had some serious issues with the Boy Scouts organization. So, I stepped away from Scouting, boxed up my uniform and awards, and moved on with my life. Last year, when my son heard about a homeschool Boy Scout troop in the area, we joined up. He had a good time with the boys. They met in a wooded park during the day, where the emphasis was on outdoor fun. A few months later, that troop disbanded when the leadership moved away. Not giving up, we looked for another one to join, paying visits to three other troops/Idaho Dad, A Family Runs Through It. More here.

HBO numbers (for Monday, May 2): 8644/5416

Question: Were you ever a Boy Scout or a Girl Scout? Was it a good experience?

NI Blogos: Wonderful Day In May

“Today is a gorgeous day to wave the flag,” posts Marianne Love/Slight Detour. “My flag is out at the end of the driveway, fluttering in the sunshine.” Marianne, of course, is joining Americans throughout the country today in celebrating the death of a monster here.

Hucks Online numbers (for week of April 24-30): 47728/29002; (for month of April): 193,360/118,818; and (for year-to-date): 838,362/515,844

NIdaho Blogs: Some Big Snow Flakes

In his new visual journal, Snaps & Frames, SR photographer Colin Mulvany writes of this photo: “Driving my daughter home from a friend’s house, the snow turned from rain into the largest snowflakes I have ever seen.” He took this photo with a Nikon D700 28-70 mm Nikkor lens. You can check out other photo posts by Colin here. I’ve added his blog link to my blogroll.

Hucks Online Numbers (for Thursday, Dec. 2): 8533/5484

NIdaho Blogs: A Sun-Kissed Meadow

This is the kind of wonderful photo that happens when Live, Love, Laugh, Hope and her husband go for a ride as the sun is going down the mountain. More photos here.

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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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