I received many requests for interviews and have carefully noted them and will be getting in touch with each and everyone of you. In the meantime, I'm reading up on interviewing techniques and have decided that a written format with a follow up phone call is the best way to accomplish my goal.
My husband, a veteran at both being interviewed and doing interviews, will be a big help. My own recent interview with veteran journalist and author, Martin Gelin, has also given me some insights on the interview process.
I hope my readers will share my enthusiasm for getting to know some of the bloggers in a more personal way. We come from diverse backgrounds, religions, parts of the world, and yet share some common goals.
If you have ideas of what you would want to know about a blogger (aside from his debit card number and PIN - heh), let me know in the combox.
To make life easy on myself (a noble goal), my first interview will be with the brilliant Mark (of Spokane) who blogs at
In case you missed it:
Big Government has a line-up of the people that should be running for the Republican nomination, but sadly, aren't.
Americans Deserve the Best: Top Ten Republican Candidates for President in a Brokered Convention
also from Big Government: It’s the Math, Stupid!: Seven Devastating Facts About 2012
Reaganite Republican: WAY-TO-GO Democratic Voters of Illinois !!!
Dave, at Peace or Freedom has some wisdom for parents: 11 Rules your kids did not and will not learn in school
Ed Lasky shines a light on Obama's Poverty Politics
Stacy McCain is in Iowa dodging bullets: Republicans With Shotguns
White House getting nasty? Say it ain't so... White House’s Relations With Media Turn Nasty
The Twelve Days of Christmas
For many Christians, Christmas ends when the gift wrap paper is loaded in the recycle bin. For others it is the beginning of The Twelve Days of Christmas culminating on the feast of the Epiphany on January 6th. Our more modestly sized tree this year will remain up until Jan. 7th. NB: Frankie at front door on guard duty. So far no alien invaders have breached our fortress so he's doing a mighty fine job.
The Third Day of Christmas
Today is the third day in the octave of Christmas. The Church celebrates the Feast of St. John, apostle and evangelist. read the rest