Friday Links 10.16.09

I can’t believe I made it to Friday!  It seems like it was just yesterday I was floating 10 miles above Colorado.

I decided to try something different today:


@ssmirnov writes about her Russian husband and Russians bearing gifts

Edward Burtynsky’s Oil-stunning photos

Bad, Bad Putin art.


The Middle East conflict is…uh…solved!

Supporting Israel-It’s Complicated.  I was going to blog about this, but I don’t want to touch this one with a 10-foot Israel pole.


Americanisms-how to avoid them.

A great site I found by a writer who’s also doing NaNoWriMo!


China Solifdifies Its Lead in Global Trade


My parents were awesome.

Beyonce singing the Nigerian national anthem.