Blog Log: The week in local blogging

It’s the end of March and time for some self-improvement, so let’s get to work!

The blog-o-hood has never been short of people beating themselves up. Opening up your personal life online lends itself to self-deprecation.

But no one self-flagellates like the artists, and Dark Topography, you need to stop being so hard on yourself.

Look at the leaps and bounds taken by Blue Barnhouse, and their, um, greeting cards. Or Zenography’s success at getting works in the Hotel Indigo.

As far as the wordies go, Josh Rosenburg, never a stranger to self-reflection, is feeling impulsive, though we caught the pun in the title and we’re pretty sure he’s talking about beer (we hear you Josh).

Speaking of beer, the great beer poll continues as Asheville takes on Portland as Beer City U.S.A.! Our city’s own little self-improvement. And this post shows that Asheville is still going strong, though Oregon-based Brewpublic may just be engaging in a little healthy sarcasm. Or are they? (They are.)

Blue Ridge Blue Collar Girl’s Blue Ridge Blue Collar Man is boning up on some classic literature, Adventures of Supermom is putting Superdad to the test, while Mike Valentino is sitting back and letting Bekki do the fighting.

Christine Kane has always been a proponent of self-improvement, and now is warning us not to let Facebook get under our skin. And a challenge has been issued forth by 37 Days to see what you can change in, well, 37 days.

Brian Postelle, staff writer


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