The local scene
While in Chicago, I still surfed the local sites and kept abreast of some interesting developments on the local blog scene:
My favorite new blog is the CleanerPlateClub
. Ali is a friend of a friend who is trying to figure out how to feed her family healthy meals in the evermore complex web of food-that-is-not what-you-think-it-is. Sometimes it reads like a standard Mommyblog, but as often as not, she hits on a subject that has far deeper roots than your typical recipe.The Transcript
has decided to jump into the blog fray by putting a comment section on each of their online articles. If the comments
following this editorial
are any indication, it seems that the option to be anonymous will be too tempting for the cowardly masses. Might I suggest required registration to post? Kudos to Mr. Drohan for this upgrade.
Tom Bernard has one of the best posts
I've read on the state of the city. I suspect that the usual suspects will eventually turn up to tell a guy who grew up here, moved to Boston after graduating from Williams and still came back, why he does not know what he is talking about.
Ross hates his plumbing
. I am right there with you
, bro.Andy seems
to have discovered that compared to school, real work in the service sector can leave little time to blog. (Again, I am right there with you
Wes continues to stalk the He Man Woman Hater's Club
. Somebody should serialize all those letters for a book.
(aka the Funniest Man in North Adams) lack of posting makes him appear to be very busy himself. (Thanks for clearing the driveway while I was gone!) Hopefully regular commentary will resume when his schedule calms down.
And of course there are many other whom I have neglected to mention, if for no other reason than it is time to put my kid to bed. Later.......