Carnival of the New Jersey Bloggers # 5
Parkway Rest Stop asks “What five things do you miss from your childhood?” Jim’s reminiscing in response to his question takes you back to the days that really couldn’t have been all that long ago, could they?
While we’re reminiscing, Suzette takes us through some of those wonder years with her post Hello Dorkness My Old Friend and she has the pictures to prove it.
The author of Shamrocketship shares her story of healing.
KateSpot posts one scary looking photo and “sings” a little ditty if you click the correct link.
Lizzie at This Full House has put up some great pictures and turns her blog over to “a most adorable, loving, funny and little muffin of a blogger.”
Mary’s Lame Attempt at Fame has an artist rendering of Michael Jackson as he may have looked today sans plastic surgery. The picture was generated through the application of aging trends to one of Michael Jackson's childhood pictures.
GiggleChick will be performing on July 20th (Wednesday) at 7pm at the New York Improv Comedy Club.
Mr. Snitch hosted the Carnival of the Vanities this past week and managed to interject a number of interesting New Jersey issue inspired graphics throughout his post.
The Barista blogs about the Purple Wave and generates a tsunami of comments. The Proprietor at Coffeegrounds quips: They Eat Their Own Young.
Sharon from the Center of NJ Life writes: Screwed Up. Priorities - "Looking for money to restore property tax rebates, Assembly Democrats have targeted a fund used to help the poor pay heating bills.”
NJ Conservative has great news: “Managers of the State's Pension Fund have found a way to save us from the $30 billion shortfall in the fund.” Makes you wonder how the private managers were chosen to handle the state’s investments and the huge fees these lucky guys will receive. Follow the money.
Roberto at DynamoBuzz has the latest on the fallout over the Corzine Connection to the various New Jersey political corruption scandals over the past several years.
From Tami, The One True: “I think that New Jersey Government is too big. I think that 12 people are doing jobs that could be done by 4. I think that we have too many different levels of people doing the same things over and over, and that it's wasting our (NJ residents) money.”
The New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers has taken exception to PDCRyan’s post about a certain light rail and it wasn’t this one.
The Political Dogs blog: The Truth About PETA is Revealing.
Poetic Leanings offers a post with the title: Letter to Prime Minister Tony Blair.
TigerHawk provides a non-partisan review of how we got to where we are with North Korea.
Weinish at BeLow Me thinks; “Things have to get worse before they get better, and things are certainly not good. Things still need to get even worse. Much worse for people to realize their leaders aren't good for them, or the country.”
Fausta reports on the “Aubenas kidnapping, the Romanian connection, and a whiff of Oil-For-Food", over on the Bad Hair Blog.
The blog Blanton's and Ashton's has changed their subtitle from “Reality-Based and Loving It” to “Article. II. Section. 4” Author Frogsdong writes: “Some very smart people have had some very interesting things to say about impeachment and public misconduct, including lying.”
New Jersey USMC Vet, blogging on Blue State Conservatives believes there can be only one comment to come from Senator Corzine and Representatives Holt and Menendez about the remarks Senator Durbin made on the Senate floor during a debate on the Energy Bill.
Please let us know your thoughts on a traveling Carnival of the New Jersey Bloggers. Sluggo and Ken Adams have already given their thumbs up on the idea.
Last, but certainly not least, Happy Father’s Day!