Welcome to the 28th edition of the Georgia Carnival.
The next carnival will be hosted over at History Is Elementary two weeks from today. If you would like to host the carnival at your site e-mail me to set up a date. It’s a great way to put your own personal spin on the carnival.
The last edition of the Georgia carnival can be found at Georgia Politics Unfiltered, and the carnival archives are found here.
Now… on to the highlights of Georgia blogging during the past two weeks. Please support these fine Georgia bloggers by letting them know you have visited them with a comment. Your continued support with your links and shout-outs at your site helps to alert others to what we Georgia bloggers have to offer:
I finally began the process of categorizing the blogroll here at Georgia on My Mind. Notice on the left sidebar in the the section under “Archives”. I have already created links for Georgia blogs in the creative arts category and sports. I hope to get to more next week. Information regarding how I’m doing this can be found in this post.. These categories are not rigid. Please feel free to let me know the categories you want your site placed under by sending me an email. I receive several hits a week from people using the keywords “blog” and “Georgia”. By categorizing the blogroll it will make it much easier for people to find YOUR blog.
If you have a Georgia based blog and I haven't added you yet please send me an email with your link, and I'll get right to it.
Local News and Issues
I’ve walked by Doc Green’s Gourmet Salad when I’ve been to Atlantic Station (love the Dillards there), but I’ve never eaten at Doc Green’s. I’ve always chosen somewhere else. Savannah Red gives a review of Doc Green’s and the goin' ons at Atlanta Station during the Great Blizzard.
inDECATUR presents The PATH to nowhere, which reminds us about a highly publicized example of "pork" in federal spending was the "Bridge to Nowhere." In DeKalb, we may soon have a $600K "PATH to nowhere."
Freddie Sirmans wants to know, “Can the United States prevent a starvation crisis?
Georgia Bloggers Make Their Candidates Known
ATypical Joe tells us his choice plus more in his post Veep Speculation and More.
James presents Florida Fallout (and casualties) posted at The Other Athens
Shelbinator provides a post with video titled Edwards, Obama, the Secret Service, and Me. Make sure you check out more of Shelbinator’s postings as he has been traveling around with the candidates for a a few weeks.
Dan Matthews presents Oconee for Obama posted at Oconee County, Georgia Politics - Recreation, News, Art, Music, Culture, Sports and More, saying, "Oconee County has an extremely upscale lily white golf course and country club named Jennings Mill where one would hardly expect to find an organizational meeting for Senator Barack Obama, but that is where the Presidential Candidate from Illinois is having a meeting and striking fear into the heart of all folks racist in Bogart."
Andre Walker provides The Process of Seating the Florida & Michigan Delegations (Along With an Update) posted at Georgia Politics Unfiltered where he states, “With Sen. Clinton's recent statement regarding the seating of the delegations from Florida and Michigan, I believe now is the time to examine the process of how exactly the delegates from the Wolverine State and the Sunshine State will be allowed to vote at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.”
Paw Paw Bill provides his own GOP Georgiacast posted at Paw Paw Bill.
And if you’re wondering about all of the candidates we’ve lost along the way James presents Bye-ku(es) for Presidential Wannabes posted at The Other Athens.
John presents Weaving the Colors: An Interview with Jeffrey Overstreet posted at Grasping For The Wind.
The Guru presents 5 Great Reasons to Switch to Dish Network from Cable posted at Satellite TV Guru.
Okay, what’s worse than a dead possum all mashed up that’s been sitting on hot Georgia asphalt for a few days? Salmongirl knows. Enjoy her recollection of Liveass Possum Chasin' posted at Ashes and Glass.
I’m always amazed at the ever growing number of Mom blogs in the blogosphere. I wish they had been around when my kids were little so I could use one to record precious memories like Candace in her post Tiny Talk Tuesday over at A SAHM's Journal.
A Mashup: Religion, Culture, and Economics
Suburban Messiah is a new blog by Dan, a Religion Masters student at UGA and one of the writers for The Pasty Quail. Prosperity Gospel and American Capitalism: A natural merger? is Suburban Messiah’s first contribution to the Georgia Carnival.
Pastor Bill over at Provocative Church says, “Perhaps some of you have heard already but Forsyth County has been placed on a national list. Forbes magazine listed Forsyth County, GA as the 13th richest county in America. What does this mean for Big Creek Church and churches in our county?"
Remembering Dr. King
Paw Paw Bill presents Content of His Character and over at History Is Elementary I take look at Dr. King’s India connection.
Not Your Normal Drought Postings or Pictures
Susan’s post Under the Lake posted at Patchwork Reflections gives us a look at drought conditions at Carters Lake, some recollections, and reflection.
Are those cows on the beach? Check out Felicia’s water views over at Fluffy Flowers.
Ever wonder about setting up a craft booth at a weekly Farmer's Market? Felicia has the scoop in her five part series.
Paul presents Decorative arts exhibitions posted at Curator's Corner. He says, “Two new decorative arts exhibitions at the Georgia Museum of Art are opening-- New Discoveries in Georgia Painted Furniture and Selections from the Permanent Collection: Georgia Decorative Arts Highlights.”
James presents Just Shoot Me and Common Sense Prevails (redux) regarding gun carrying laws posted at The Other Athens.
“Regardless of what one may think of Governor Perdue on any given issue, he and the state’s First Lady have long been advocates for child welfare,” that’s how the post Children and Family Services Strengthening Act of 2008 begins over at The Other Athens.
…and What about that apology for slavery?
The next edition of the carnival will be found at History Is Elementary on Friday, February 15th. Posts can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the handy submission form. Submissions are due Thursday, February 14th by 6:00 p.m.Thanks for your continued support of the Georgia