7 and 7 on Saturday, March 3, 2018

You know what they call the snow outside right now?  Heart attack snow.  As in … if you try to shovel it, you could get yourself a heart attack.  Best to find some kids who are willing to earn $20 and have them shovel the snow for you.

And while they’re doing that, you can kick back with a hot drink and enjoy this week’s recap of the best in community and independent blogging.

First, let’s go through the Times Union’s portal of independent and community (non-staff) bloggers.  And they include:

  1. Sonja Stark’s “PilotGirl” blog, “Exploring the sands of time at Egmont Key.
  2. Roger Green’s “Information Without the Bun” blog, “Dick’s Sporting Goods stops selling assault-style weapons.
  3. Rob Hoffman’s “Hoffman Files” blog, “People, people who watch people. (Are the luckiest people … in the world).
  4. Brian Huba’s “Cat’s Pajamas” blog, “Pun definitely intended.
  5. Frank Robinson’s “Rational Optimist” blog, “The tariffs: economic nationalism or economic madness?
  6. Marty Vanags’ Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership blog, “The Economic Impact of a Mouse.
  7. Chris Culkin’s ‘Wine and Whiskey” blog, “What to Drink With…

That’s seven from Big Hearst, now let’s find seven blogs from my personal blogroll.  And they include:

  1. 98 Acres in Albany’s history blog, “A Hudson Avenue Symphony.
  2. Aaron Bush’s “Aaron Knits” blog, “Spring Cleaning.
  3. Carl Johnson’s Albany history blog “Hoxsie!”, “Col. Furman and the Edison Machine Works.
  4. Silvia Lilly’s “DelSo” blog, “21.
  5. Roger Green’s ‘Ramblin’ with Roger” blog, “May we e’er our praises sing, with loyal hearts and true.
  6. Daniel Berman’s FUSSYlittleBLOG, “16 Hours.
  7. Rob Moses’ photography blog, “Puerto Vallarta Sunset.

Have a great day, everybody, I’m going to go find a couple of kids to shovel my stairs and walk.   I don’t have time for heart attacks.

Nobody does.