Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

Every Friday I point you to some recommended reading around the blogosphere:

1. In keeping with my ongoing need to keep you up to date on the most outlandish antics from this midterm election season, check out this video of Jimmy McMillan of “The Rent Is Too Damn High” party at the New York governor’s debate. Wowza. Even Andrew Cuomo is laughing… (P.S. Love the ‘stache…)

2. As always, I loved Howard Baldwin’s post Random Thoughts On Turning 55 over at Middle Age Cranky. (“When I am old, I shall look like I grew up in California.”)

3. At the other end of the age spectrum, here’s a Sesame Street Muppet with an afro singing the song “I Love My Hair” which a real life Dad wrote for his daughter so that she would…love her hair.

4. And speaking of children’s television, a friend of mine in Boston has been involved in this really cool on-line project designed to teach kids to recycle.

5. I’m always fascinated by people’s relationship to their work, so I really enjoyed this interview with Washington Post book reviewer Ron Charles at the Huffington Post. (If you haven’t seen one of Charles’ video book reviews, it’s a must.)

6. If you want to smile, have a look at the Here Comes Another Bubble video over on A Modern Mother.

7. Finally, here’s my story from Politics Daily about quite possibly the bravest woman on earth:  a 20 year old university student who’s just become the Chief of Police in a Mexican drug zone.


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Thanks and have a great weekend!

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4 Responses to Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

  1. joel says:

    How lucky some are to have the leisure to read a book .

  2. Hilary says:

    Hi Delia .. I had a quick trip through the videos .. fun and to the point .. the kid’s hair, the recycling .. interesting .. and then the Bubble .. now that I must come back and watch again .. so quick, but so full of info as the brief introduction says ..

    Thanks again – for a wonderful Friday Pix .. enjoy our rainy Saturday! .. Hilary

  3. Thanks for all the links … and for including mine. I love the Huffington Post, thanks for the reminder it is there!

  4. Daryl Boylan says:

    re the PD piece about the awesome young woman who has just become a police chief — God bless her & keep her alive while doing her unenviable job.

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