"Sandra's (Turtle) hand next to a rear footprint. A front print is lower to the right. We saw the bear. Early spring bears can be kind of growly, so we kept our distance" -- Al Turtle/Al Turtle's Wisdom.
*Mari/Dogwalk Musings, who escaped serious injury in an accident earlier this year, reflects on the fatal accident in Spokane that claimed the life of one teen and leaves a 17-year-old to face a lifetime of regret here.
*Bayview Herb, a self-proclaimed hick who considers 3 or 4 cars on the same road to be gridlock, mustered the courage to travel to Spokane, sans Interstate 90, and lived to tell about it here.
*Seems PapaJD was put in charge of the FamilyJD's social calendar for a brief period this spring before being relieved of his duties, and MamaJD's still dealing with the consequences here. Also, she's looking forward to the premiere of the "Flight of the Conchords" here.
*Raymond Pert/Kellogg Bloggin' introduces his family (w/family photo), who he considers "spicey," in one of his latest posts: Inland Empire Girl, Silver Valley Girl, his mother, and himself here.
*"I dyed my hair," posts Melanie/Plaid Toaster. "Remember the Grown Up Melanie? Well, she has been trompled by the new Punk Purple Haired Melanie. On accident. But now I feel an urge to get my nose pierced. And a tattoo." Click here.
*"As homeowners we all have to pay property taxes," writes Bill McCrory/Whitecaps. "That's a fact of life. However, the assessed valuation of our properties should be based on honest data. If the values of our homes and the homes that influence our property's value have been artificially inflated, we are all paying too much in property taxes. Worse, our investment's true value has been reduced" here.
Meanwhile, John Rook gives radio a gold star here, Cis is fumin' about the yearly gridlock in Sandpoint here, F-Words looks at the latest stem cell news here, Frum Helen Back provides the latest Hauser news here, Idaho Native celebrates $2.94 gas at Costco here, JeanC wonders about the uneven treatment in a case involving oral sex here, Live, Love, Laugh, Hope provides the latest on injured soldier Brandon Adam here, Psychobabbles applauds her husband the alarm clock here, and Slight Detour spent the weekend cruisin' with the cuz'ns (w/photos) here.