Best of our TU Community Blogs, March 31, 2016: Ten for Thursday

So yeah, I need to take a break from the Keith Olbermann for President campaign (our campaign motto is “Vote for Keith and say ‘Bye, Felicia!’ to the other candidates”).  I must take a break – and take care of something more important.

And that, of course, being Thursday, is to share some of the great blogs written by my fellow community and independent bloggers.  There’s some really awesome stuff here, and I want you to start reading these posts – and then peruse other topics in the TU blog portal.

Ready?  Let’s start with…

  1. Michael Rivest’s blog, “The Brothers: The Civil Rights Movement in Albany (Part 1).” (Read this first.)
  2. Rob Hoffman in the “Hoffman Files” blog, “Those who can’t do, ‘Strat-o-Gize.’
  3. Nina Marinello’s blog, “Were you a Patty or a Cathy?
  4. Lale Davidson’s “Out of the Ordinary” blog, “The uncertain rewards of teaching.
  5. Albany City Councilman Judd Krasher’s blog, “Let’s do this, Albany.” (NEW GUY!  NEW GUY!! EVERYBODY LOOK, IT’S A NEW GUY!!!)
  6. Deb Best’s “Best for Success” blog, “Recruiters work for employers like real estate agents work for home sellers.
  7. Brian Huba’s “Cat’s Pajamas” blog, “Speaking of grocery stores…
  8. Mary Martin’s “A Good Enough Life” blog, “Something old, something new…
  9. Sonja Stark’s “PilotGirl” blog, “Graham Mountain: Ghosts of early television.
  10. Richard Guthrie’s birding blog, “Timberdoodle.
  11. Frank Robinson’s “Rational Optimist” blog, “The truth about immigration.
  12. Jeffrey Oliver’s post in the comics blog, “Batman v. Superman, should I or shouldn’t I?
  13. Jeremy Olson’s “Cardboard Empire” blog, “No two games alike: Variety in gaming.
  14. Fran Rossi Szpylczyn’s “There Will Be Bread” blog, “Bury fear, resurrect love, keep Easter.
  15. Jessica Serfilippi’s post in the “Animal Rights” blog, “Bayena: preserving a sister’s legacvy through advocacy.
  16. Rachel Baum’s “Confessions of a Dog Trainer” blog, “Great expectations: dogs and kids.
  17. Stacey Morris’ blog, “Protien-Packed Cheese Cake.

And there you have it.  Ten great blog posts by ten amazing Times Union community and independent bloggers.  Check them out and enjoy what you read.  And spread the word that the TU has some amazing dedicated independent bloggers out there… and they deserve your attention.