Monday Mentions is the mash-up-day of all the neato-torpedo links and blogs and writer-icity crappiocca collected over the past week. When this posts, I’ll still be on the road (maybe away from the computer GASP!) so I put this list together late last week. To fill in the empty spaces, I left it up to Magical-Dawg and Seren-Kitty to pick out a couple of favorite videos.
WEIRD & FUNNY SCHTUFF
Excuses–You Want Excuses? a whole slew of laugh-out-loud insurance excuses from Colin Falconer (hey, you need to check out his BOOK too!)
KEWL WRITER SCHTUFF
Guest Blogger Jodi Renner on Killer Thriller Tips from the awesome Doug Lyle’s blog.
Pearson Wants MORE Rights, read about it in this Writer Beware post.
Lessons From Attila/Designing From Bones Blog from the awesome Gene Lempp–writers can learn a lot from these strong characters
Pets for Kids Poetry Contest, great pastime for creative kids over the holiday vacation
On Being Vulnerable–great post by blogger Nissi
FURRY-TASTIC PET SCHTUFF
Baggage Handler Fired for Helping Dog She did the right thing. What would YOU do?
Ease Travel Angst with Travel Calm from Earth Heart Inc.
EXTREME DOG WALKING This man takes his 16 dogs out for a bike ride and swim in a river every day. Look how well trained they are and how much they love him. By the time they return home, they are exhausted and ready for a good rest.
Cat Inherits $13 Million, now that’s the cat’s meow!
PETSIDE.COM Holiday Sweeps, take a survey and get in line for $500
ProCATinator from the uber-evil Karyl Cunningham! cats doing CAT things to music–weirdly addictive.
Vir-Chew-Al Pet Gifts quite a variety and a really nice (truly!) gang of pet lovers run this show.
FRACTAL FELINES: This video is awesome–and IMO rates pretty high on the OOOK factor. What do you think? These Fractal Felines are enough to give Magical-Dawg nightmares but I think Seren sort of likes it.
CATS WITH THUMBS commercial just won an award! Awesome. Wonder if there’s a movie in the making?
HOMECOMING FOR THE HOWL-IDAYS: Here’s another video and the Magical-Dawg chose this one. It’s one of my favs, too. What about you?
MR. BEAN’S NATIVITY GAMES Admit it, you’ve wanted to do this!
HALLELUJIA CHORUS: Right in time for the holidays, this came across my virtual desk and I just had to share. Feel free to sing along.
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