Happy Labor Day, Happy September, and Happy Back-to-School. There’s a busy week ahead, but let’s take a breath first and look back. Here’s the best of the week from around the blogosphere …
Best List. “24 Maps That Explain the NFL” by Ryan Van Bibber at SB Nation.
Best Thank You. “On Labor Day, 2014” by Robert Rummel-Hudson at Support for Special Needs.
Funniest Vacation Post. “Hillbilly Vacation” by The Furry Bard.
Best Non-Shaggy Dog Story. “Dog Days of August” by Matt Norman at And So It Has Come to This …
Best Summer Project. “I Know What You Doodled Last Summer” by Brent Almond at Designer Daddy.
Most Disturbing. “A Tale of Two 9-Year Olds: The One on the Playground and the One With an Uzi” by Aaron Gouveia at Time.com.
Best ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. “Homer Simpson Ice Bucket Challenge” (via YouTube).
Best Question. “Am I My Brother’s Gatekeeper” by Elisabeth Esther.
Best Photogallery. “Oregon Explored: Astoria and the Columbia River Basin” by Evelyn Shoop at Momsicle.
Best Back to School Post. “Lord Help Me! It’s Time for School Again!” by Kelly Langston at Not Alone.
Best Example of “Love Your Enemies.” “Henry Gerecke, Minister To Nazis During Nuremberg Trials, Examined By Tim Townsend In New Book” by Kimberly Winston at Huff Post Religion.
Best Time Waste. “Benedict Cumberbatch Name Generator.” at Tumblr. (My favorite? “Bentobox Capncrunch.”)
Best Article. “Care for Persons, Care for Planet” by Daniel R. Delio MTS at CHAUSA.org.
Best Idea. “Catholic Kids Love Summer ‘Chant Camp’” by Joseph Pronechen at National Catholic Register.
Best Essay. “The Right Thing to Do vs. The State of Florida” by Michael Kruse at SB Nation.
Best Video. “Worst Game Show Ever!” by Glove and Boots (via YouTube)
“Circle gets the square!”