Best of our TU Community Blogs, April 9, 2015: Ten for Thursday

I knew this day would come, and I’m so happy it did.

See, here’s what happened.

Prior to writing today’s recap of ten quality blogs by ten quality Times Union community bloggers, I received “nominations.”  At least two people contacted me and said, “Hey Chuck, here’s a TU community blog that I really enjoy, please consider it for the Thursday roundup.”

That definitely works for me.  Because it means that other people – bloggers and readers – are taking notice of this Thursday recap.  And that really means a lot to me.

So what am I waiting for?  Let’s get this started.

Today’s recap of ten fantastic blogs by ten fantastic TU bloggers include:

  1. Peter Bowden in the “Gardening” blog, “It is a cool time to start planting.”  (Read this first.)
  2. Arza Haqqie in the “Muslim Women” blog, “Mystery ring.
  3. Prof. Warren Roberts’ blog, “Does Islam need a religious reformation?
  4. David Kalish’s ‘The Ruminator” blog, “A disturbing dispatch from the turf wars.
  5. Nicole M. Aricello in the “Animal Rights” blog, “The Easter Bunny.
  6. Nicole Foster in the Pine Hills blog, “Victors crowned at Thrones Trivia.
  7. Chad Polenz in the “Beer Nut” blog, “A nano beerfest for nano breweries.
  8. Brian Huba’s ‘Cat’s Pajamas” blog, “Canadian Lou calls out Metroland ‘readers.‘”
  9. Christopher Marblo’s Arts Center of the Capital Region blog, “Art as revelation.
  10. Fran Rossi Szpylczyn’s “There Will Be Bread” blog, “Χριστός ἀνέστη! Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη!”  (Yeah, you say that ten times fast.)

So everybody have a great day, get out there and plant those early spring seeds, and enjoy the great work by our Times Union community bloggers.  And if you know of a blog written by an independent Times Union blogger (non-staff), please let me know and it could end up in next week’s blogroll!