Blog Log: The week in local blogging

There’s really no point in trying to make like the blog world was talking about much more than the election this week, soooo …

For our part, we ran around on Tuesday night like so many others. Some celebrated, some wept. But evidently, many, many turned to their computers to keep track.

If you want to see every one of the 30- or 40-odd local blog responses to President—elect Barack Obama’s victory, you might as well go over to BlogAsheville’s blog roll and start clicking. Chances are, you’ll land on one.  But here are some highlights from our trip around Tuesday’s aftermath.

As with any political blog tour, a stop by Scrutiny Hooligans is necessary, but it looks like, after two years of campaign blogging, Gordon mainly got drunk.

The night was the end of a long, fluctuating election season, but it sounds like Chasing the Bread Truck is still on a roller coaster.

Easy Bake Coven, like so many others, cried. Not surprisingly, She Who Eats, whipped up a pie.

Arratik responded in the text-speak that is all the rage with the kids. And speaking of kids, Yoga Mama Me noted hers will grow up in kind of a different world.

Christine Kane is thinking about what happens after the party ends, and Revenge of the Word Nerd is ready to get down to business. Meanwhile, there’s this exchange of ideas over at A Girl Who Wears Glasses.

Appalachian Abroad seems pretty hopeful for someone who voted the other way, while Hillbilly White Trash is hoping for more Palin in 2012.

Jennifer Saylor has these thoughts on civil rights, The Hangover Journals was tentatively cheerful, and, oh what the heck, Ear Pwr has the Obama remix.

And let’s all take a breather. Here’s Outside Clyde with some pictures of trees in the fall.

— Brian Postelle, staff writer


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