Last week marked the 70th Anniversary of D Day. This means that the Second World War is as distant an event to my daughter as the Civil War was to my parents. That’s kind of mind-blowing, isn’t it?
On to the best of the week …
Best Photoblog. “D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now” by Charlotte Meridith and Elliot Wagland at Huff Post UK.
Best Dad Post. “That Telling Moment” by Bill Peebles at ihopeiwinatoaster.
Best Hack. “LEGO Figures Make Perfect Cable Holders” by Melanie Pinola at Lifehacker.
Most Truthful. “If Strangers Talked to Everybody Like They Talked to Writers” by Lincoln Michel at Electric Lit.
Most Inspiring. “Every Brave Breath” by Randi Bjornstad in The Eugene Register Guard.
Most Thought Provoking. “What Both Sides Completely Miss in the Abortion Discussion” by Benjamin L. Corey at Formerly Fundie.
Best Dystopia. “All is Lost: In the Season Finale of of NBA Y2K We Bear Witness to the Slow, Miserable Death of Basketball” by Jon Bois at SB Nation.
Best Special Needs Post. “Special Needs School of Life—Just Keep Going” by Gillian Marchenko at Not Alone.
Best Parenting Post. “30 Things I’ve Learned in 18 Years of Parenting Boys” by Alexandra Rosas at Scary Mommy.
Best Poem. “Dolorosa” by Boze Herrington at Sketches by Boze.
Most Heartbreaking. “Empty” by Alise Chaffins at Knitting Soul.
Most Informative. “Your Family Tree Explained” by CGP Grey (via You Tube).
Which makes everybody my cousin? That was easy!