On the occasion of the DC Sniper’s execution, Laurie Writes recalls the terrorism of that month in 2002 and the potential for community wide Post Traumatic Stress. Healing is a personal affair in Blind. The Multi-Talented and Menially-Employed, J.D. also has some thoughts on that time and the execution.
Recently released unemployment figures indicate that nearly one in five Americans is unemployed, under-employed, or has just given up. The author of Ped Eggs and Hamlet is in that situation and has itemized some of her frustrations with it.
Adherents to the Slow Food Movement, sometimes known as Localvores, are all about reducing the time from farm to table. If you’re among those subscribing to this school of thought or are trying to, Adventures in Shaw has a helpful post on Going Local for Thanksgiving.
Best Temp Excuses is a blog written by recruiters in the temporary staffing industry. It is dedicated to chronicling the occasionally forehead-slap inducing missteps and excuses of the gainfully employed.
What is Normal gives her thoughts on “States Law vs. God’s Law; aka the Case for Equal Rights.”
Veteran’s Day Wishes:
- Runin’ DC has some reflections on the first Veteran’s Day the author is “[commemorating] without the honor of donning a uniform.”
- Candy Sandwich gives homage to the veterans in her family and extended family with a walk through Cold November Rain.
- Bradford Pearson posts “No Quips or Puns – Just a Thank You” and a picture that resonates for long after the click.
Happy Third Wedding Anniversary to the author of Love is Blonde and her groom.