Best of our TU Community Blogs, June 16, 2016: Ten for Thursday

It’s so easy to blog.  What’s hard to do is to create something that’s readable and thought-provoking when the world is going completely stark raving mad.

And for all the horrible, tragic events that occurred over the past few days… you need to read and appreciate and enjoy the writings of the Times Union’s independent and community blogging team.  This week, the independent bloggers take on a litany of topics, and share their opinions and their thoughts.

With that in mind…

Please read this week’s blog roundup.

  1. Jaye McBride in the comedy blog, “Can we just admit that we have no idea what we’re doing?” (Read this first.)
  2. Heather Fazio’s blog, “Untitled, on purpose.
  3. Rabbi Matt Cutler’s “Congregation Gates of Heaven” blog, “A Prayer for Orlando … Prayer for us all.
  4. Rev. Sam Trumbore’s blog, “Stopping Haters from Mass Killing.
  5. Rob Hoffman in the “Hoffman Files” blog, “Stop thinking and praying, and start acting!
  6. Lale Davidson’s “Out of the Ordinary” blog, “Gun farce turns gun tragedy again.
  7. Amy Jones in the “30 Love” blog, “The part of the Stanford swimmer case that no one is talking about.
  8. Jessica Winans in the College blog, “Open letter to Amy Jones: Your thinking is outdated.
  9. David Kalish’s “The Ruminator” blog, “Amor en tiempos de separación y Skype.
  10. Fran Rossi Szpylczyn’s “There Will Be Bread” blog, “Desperately seeking something.
  11. Sara Rose Wheeler’s “Roaring Twenties” blog, “He asked, I said yes.
  12. Stephanie Snyder’s “A Professor’s Wife” blog, “Half a Decade in.
  13. Councilman Judd Krasher’s blog, “We must get rid of the trash tax.

Have a good morning everyone, and when you enjoy reading these community and independent Times Union bloggers, make sure you let them know your thoughts on their blog in the comments section.

And if you feel there’s a community or independent (non-TU staff) blog worth mentioning in next week’s roundup… let me know.