Daily Interwebby Awesomeness 10.31.08

– Watching two different news channels at once? Downloading so many political podcasts that you have to take a road trip just to have time to listen to them all? Well, you may be an election addict.

– It’s not “awesomeness” because I wrote it, oh my lands no, but I do think it’s awesome to encourage our bloggy friends. Which exactly what I aim to do today over at allaccess.

– And Bee’s perspective on the election is a great reminder to us all. Like her, I’m a little sick of all the coverage – and for the last couple of days I’ve felt flat-out burdened by the whole thing. But I’m grateful to live in a country where my voice – and your voice – matters. Amen.

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  1. I’ve been saying this for a while, that I don’t care who someone votes for just as long as they go vote!

    I’m with you…Amen, sister. Amen!

  2. I’m not so kind hearted – I DO care who they vote for but truly feel there should be a three month limit on campaigning and a dollar amount beyond which they cannot spend – too long, too expensive and getting more “liar liar pants on fire” in some local races (I won’t say national campaigns ’cause I’d probably hurt someone’s feelers and Mama said I can’t say sumpthin nice – I shouldn’t be blogging – sorry Mama!)

  3. Linda Sue – AMEN SISTER! And for those that don’t think it’s important – If you don’t Vote, don’t moan and groan when you don’t agree with the outcome!

  4. Hey, Sophie! I’m emailing you a picture in response to your All Access post today.

    I really enjoyed the Souptacular/Crockpotalooza. Good times and much soup ahead.

    Yesterday I stood in line for 2 1/2 hours to vote. I can think of a lot of other things I’d rather do with that amount of time (napping comes to mind), but I took an Iris Johansen book with me and enjoyed reading. Every now and then someone in the crowd would grumble about the wait. (Memphians were also voting on several referendums, so there was a lot of reading to do once you actually got to the booth.)

    There aren’t a lot of things that will hold me in a line for that amount of time, but the longer I stood there the more grateful I became for the opportunity to vote.

  5. I liked Bee’s post. And I agree–do whatever you can to get out there and vote on Tuesday.

    I wrote my own version of perspective on these crazy days this week. Here’s the link if you want to check it out: http://mylifeonthewildside.blogspot.com/2008/10/its-all-kinds-of-crazy-out-there.html