After getting up early for a quick run (in a T shirt in Oct!)
Saw this on cafepress:
I wish blogging counted as exercise
A new children's book from actress and redhead Julianne Moore called Freckleface Strawberry, about learning to accept how you look. I hated my freckles when I was little and wanted to bleach them away. Now I like them.
features a 7-year-old girl who's "just like everyone else" except for her red hair and "something worse … FRECKLES!"
Been following the Cali fire stories and wishing the best for those folks who haven't already lost their homes. A running blogger friend of shoreturtle has been posting daily updates called All Hell Breaking Loose, and have you seen those pics from Mike Sterling? It's like Night of the Comet.
I really think the Yankees offered Torre an insulting offer. He will go down as one of the great managers ever- I mean, 12 postseason appearances!
If you are interested in Ireland, be sure to watch the DVD The Wind that Shakes the Barley.
Cillian Murphy (best known from 28 days later and Scarecrow in the latest Batman) is excellent working for Irish freedom in 1920. You will not drink a black and tan after this.