My feed reader is crammed full of great stuff to read. I like these blogs the best, and they publish regularly. With all these blogs to read, if you wonder how I find time for anything else, your thinking is on the right track.
Well-Written Personal Blogs
- 40 is the New 13 - Humorous and thoughtful reflections on life in the 40s.
- City in the Trees - Perspectives and abandoned roads from Toronto.
- HeatherBlog – A travel blog by Heather from Minnesota. Obviously, she’s escaping the winters.
- Hoosier Happenings - A fellow Hoosier and Michigan Road lover shares his views.
- in case i’m gone – A mom whose time may be short writes to her young son so he might know her.
- Me, Myself, and I - Talking past midnight.
- String Too Short to Tie - Personal blog of a fellow Hoosier.
- The Literate Pen - Southern writings and ramblings.
- The Ramblings - A stay-at-home mom observes the odder things in life.
- Todd Pack’s Messy Desk - Family, pop culture and anything else that comes to mind.
- The Trephine - She needs this blog like a hole in her head.
- Zorgor - He’s my colleague, and he paints.
People with Something to Say
- Altucher Confidential - James Altucher tells the truth, his truth anyway, because he sees it as his path to sanity.
- Ashes of Our Fathers - Celebrating Western civilization.
- Happiness in this World - Reflections of a Buddhist physician.
- LeadingSmart - Practical stuff for church leaders.
- Penelope Trunk - A blog about career advice. And about Penelope Trunk.
- Roger Ebert’s Journal - Well-written essays about movies, tech, and society.
- Ate Up with Motor - In-depth history and commentary on interesting cars and the people behind them.
- Curbside Classic – Every car has a story. (I sometimes contribute to this blog.)
- Jim’s Garage - Cars and driving.
- Old Parked Cars – Just as the name says.
- Coding Horror – Programming and human factors.
- Developsense Blog – Thinking critically and radically about software testing.
- Rands in Repose - Intelligent writing about building software and managing geeks.
- Denny G’s Road Trips Blog – A blog by a well-known road tripper.
- On the Road - The blog of AARoads, a leading roadfan site. Great photos from road trips.
- Roadside Architecture Blog - A woman, her four dogs, and her road trips.
- Sure, Why Not? - On the road with Adam Prince, a fellow roadfan.
- After the Final Curtain – Grand old theaters, abandoned and beautifully photographed.
- Historic Indianapolis – Sharing the disparate particles discarded by previous generations of Indianapolis residents.
- Preservation in Pink – Encouraging preservationists.
- By Ken Levine – Stories of TV from the comedy writer behind several shows you know.
- The Classic TV History Blog – Dispatches from the vast wasteland.
- Live Apartment Fire – By a TV news reporter who’s in his fourth decade in the business.
- Viewfinder Blues - Committing television since 1989.
Photography and Old Cameras
- 52 Cameras in 52 Weeks – He shoots with a different old film camera every week.
- Analog Photography at its Best – Artist and designer Paul Giambarba and his favorite film photos.
- Beacon 225 – A fellow old-camera collector and the photos he gets from his collection.
- Captured by Film - Old cameras and taking pictures on film.
- The Casual Camera Collector - A self-avowed rabid vintage camera collector.
- The Heidelberger Papers - Gritty urban photography.
- Life, Edinburgh – Guerilla film photography. This dude makes his own cameras!
- Photography and Vintage Cameras - He spends much of his time making photographs, usually with old film cameras.
- Picturenoise - Vintage and plastic cameras.
- Random Camera Blog - One man’s thoughts and activities in photography, camera collecting, current events, and photographic tips.
- Shorpy - Really old photographs.
- Shot on Film – New images from old cameras.
- Through a Vintage Lens - Essays about collecting vintage cameras and instructions for repairing them.
Faith and Christianity