Welcome to the 25th installment of the Carnival! Consider this a virtual tour through the Georgia Blogosphere.
With the help from Elementary History Teacher, this installment hits the interweb just ahead of the Christmas and New Year's holidays. As such, this carnival has a bit of a holiday flair to it.
In the meantime, grab a blanket (it's cold out there) and bundle up for an entertaining trip through the 'sphere with our fellow Peach State bloggers. (As a holiday bonus, I won't even charge admission.)
Follow along with several blog postings as Maria Peagler creates a red and black contemporary quilt for the third generation of family members attending UGA.
Who needs Comcast when you can have iTunes? The Satellite TV Guru has an answer for that one.
Paw Paw Bill takes a look at The Mitchell Report and wishes someone would Say It Ain't So
Lowe’s is selling “Holiday” trees? Brian Bowen has a rant on that!
Patchwork Reflections tells about the moving speech Truett Cathy, the King of the Chicken Sandwich, gave at her company’s Christmas luncheon.
Charles Wooton takes us on a shopping trip down Broughton St. for with a pre-holiday hispter wanna-be view of the experience.
Pastor Bill asks, "Do you have a manager set up in your home or on your front lawn? Often we look into those manger scenes and observe what appears to be a tranquil and placid event. We call it a "Silent Night". But it was anything but silent. It was a REVOLUTION!"
Jace Walden reflects on Ron Paul's comments on fascism
North High Shoals is the ground zero of political discontent in largely Republican Oconee County, where three Democrats are elected on a non-partisan municipal town council and local color has begun to freak out about it. Oconee Democrat has something to say about that!
Mike Huckabee?! That's what Jason Pye asks Neal Boortz in an open letter questioning the radio host's endorsement of the GOP candidate.
If this isn't pointing a finger then maybe it's just a one finger salute? John Heneghan documents the lack of coordination between the DeKalb County School System and the DeKalb County Government over a needed intersection improvement.
Here are Santa Yoda's reading suggestions for the holiday season.
Badassbard wonders why more people don't read. He wishes us all a more literate year.
John chats up John Joseph Adams, slush editor with The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), over at Grasping for the Wind.
St. John Flynn reviews Tea with Sister Anna: A Paris Journal by Rome, Ga., artist Susan Gilbert Harvey.
With one foot in the Guttenberg Graveyard, Paw Paw Bill takes a look at Amazon.com's latest offering.
aTypical Joe gives us his take on writing.
Elementary History Teacher, the aforementioned Carnival poobah, we have the following entries:
- The Story Where I Prove Santa Exists or Why the Red Ranger of Mars Is My Here
- History of a Long, Dirt Road
- 13 Things About the Movie 'The Nativity'
You Know Who isn’t the only person with a December 25 birthday. Here’s one more for the list.
Reminder: Wikipedia isn’t to be a one-stop shop for historical info. Thanks to the Wren’s Nest for an example of why this is so.
Missing: Pimento Cheese from The Vortex. A perplexed Dave Coustan would love to hear from others who feel the same way about the absence of this delectable item.
The Blissful Glutton with notes from the Atlanta restaurant scene.
Tiffany Colter talks about leaving the information age in our cluttered world. (A topic near and dear to my heart.)