Granati chased the flashes and thunder a few days ago to capture the lightning storm. You can read more about his troubles here.
*Not only has Mommy Dearest/BrodH20 lost her voice, but she's lost control of her house, as her urchins are using her laryngitis to ignore her commands here.
*"When I see a seriously wounded soldier, my first prayer goes for their strength to overcome," writes Bill/Freedom of Expression. "My second prayer goes for the same for their families. My third goes for the citizens who sent this young man to war to assuage our own blood guilt" here.
*Nic/Rants, Raves & Random Thoughts sez that lightning from that big storm a few days back struck his office building but didn't do much damage, other than knock out the elevator. Afterward, he got shocked every time he punched the elevator button here.
*"Eternity’s flimsy veil/blurs the stairs of likely/and Chessie cat kicks ash/over dulling bones." You can read the rest of Tumblewords' latest poem, "Mobius Chamber," here. And you can get "A Near Year of Tumblewords' Blog" and "North of Summer" here.
*KaleJ/un-Muted Mumblings sez Washington will drive out tourists and/or fill its coffers at local tourist traps with that new law that could keep kids in booster seats until their 16 here.
Meanwhile, Cis tells of The King's retirement here, F-Words decision to keep her maiden name comes back to haunt her here, A Butterfly Moment concedes that her kids are "stallers" here, Bayview Herb brags, "Scooped 'em again," here, Dogwalk Musings discusses the Spokane granny busted for pot dealing here, Kellogg Bloggin' provides a double dose of "beautiful things" here, Napkin Notes applauds a church marriage-help ministry here, Psychobabbles has an emotional connection with "Breathe Me" here, Silver Valley Girl bids a tearful farewell to Sunnyside Elementary here, Slight Detour plans to laugh this weekend here, and Mrs. Mac Energetic's little one pulls down several school awards here,