The End is Near (and we deserve it). . . . Mashed Potato Slurpees

Mashed potatoes from a slurpee-like machine coming soon to a 7-11 near you.

These are not your grandma’s mashed potatoes!

Blogs and Articles in No Particular Order 

Terrific book sale July 19-22! Get the details from international best selling author Vicki Hinze. Beat the Heat with a Cool Summer Sale

Jenny Hansen has some great tips for bloggers who are slaves to their blog schedules. Does Blogging Jack Up Your Schedule?

Natalie Hartford solicits advice for her single friends. How Long Should You Make a Guy Wait?

Amy Shojai gives us the run down on the place where the big fish swim. THRILLERFEST!

Amy Shojai and Allison Brennan at Thrillerfest

Diana Beebe visited my home state and made some excellent observations. Good and Bad Ideas in Colorado

There are many slang terms to refer to women. What Do You Choose to be Called? by Marcia Richards.

Catie Rhodes tells us about Robert Mitchum’s Life of Crime. As for me, I had no idea.

In honor of Comic Con which took place last week, this is a clip from Star Trek: How it Should have Ended.

So here is my Campaign Style Poll Daddy question for you this week.

All the best to all of you for a week of warm and fuzzy comfort food.

Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse