Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Posts of the Week

"Then summer fades and passes and October comes. We'll smell smoke then, and feel an unexpected sharpness, a thrill of nervousness, swift elation, a sense of sadness and departure." ~Thomas Wolfe

And now, without further delay, here are the Posts of the week. The icon below is yours for the taking if if your blog post is named as a Post of the Week - either as top post or as a runner up.

This week's top post goes to:

by Amy

at She Writes

Other wonderful posts are categorized below (they may well fit into more than one category but I'm only selecting one for each):

The Art of Having the Last Word
by Moannie
at A Pyramid of Piffle

Something to Crow About
by Betty
at Bossy Betty

by Deb
at Talk at the Table

In the Park With My Puppy
by MPM
at Mental Pause Mama

Seed and Mist in Morning Light
by Tammie Lee
at Spirithelpers

Amazing Wings
by Kerri
at A Little Piece of Me

Sole Survivors
by David
at Authorblog

Miscellaneous Monday
by Daryl
at Out and About in New York City

Pumpkin Sitting
by Don

Hand Dancers
by Slamdunk
at Slam Dunks

Oh Yes, I Did!
by Kcinnnova
at Kcinnova's World

Street Corner Rainbows
by Brian
at WaystationOne

Forest Gold
by Lady Fi
at On a Quirky Quest with Lady Fi

A First
by Joanna
at the Fifty Factor

Tina and the Teacher
by Jane
at Gaston Studio

Autumn Light and Our Danny Boy
by TSannie
at The Tombstone Chronicler

On a Windy Autumn Rooftop
by Christina
at Soul Aperture
Recommended by Joanna

Please drop by their blogs for a visit and leave a kind comment if you have the time. Also, please feel free to add your own choices (for any blog except this one) for a specific blog post in the comments section below, where others can see them.

Thank you.


Anonymous said...

What a wonderful quote by Wolfe! Lots of good reading for this week. And many thanks for the kind mention.

MaggieGem said...

Great shot... looks like those woods are ablaze!

Dawn said...

What a neat idea! It now looks like I have my reading mapped out for me. Thanks for sharing your picks!!!
Hope you have a wonderful rest of the week:)

Zuzana said...

Love the image, so descriptive of the universal feeling right now...
Congratulations to everyone, lot of the posts I indeed recognize and they are gems.;)
Have a great day Hilary and - yes, you were *almost* right, hehe.;))

Dave said...

A magic photo Hilary, and a good quote to boot! - Dave

Maggie May said...

Beautiful photo and I've just been over to the Rodent post (She Writes) Hilarious.
Maggie X

Nuts in May

Shrinky said...

I love how you have capured the glowing light in this photograph, it makes it come alive! I must check out some posts now..

Reasons said...

Thank you, what a great looking list. x

Brian Miller said...

thank you hilary...i am in some amazing company...have read many of the others selected already...good stuff. nice pic me some trees....

Sueann said...

Great photo capture! I can so get the sense of fall in the air. I could hear the crunch of the leaves!
Now I am off to read the POTW.

Moannie said...

Hilary, you lovely lady. How could you know that this would be such an amazing boost to my flagging spirits? And now that I have been given my old home back I shall be cruising.
Thank you.

I shall be back later after the usual chores, plus shopping, to read your other choises.

Kappa no He said...

This is the first time I've come upon a Post of the Week. Can't wait to check out all the beautiful sites.

Unknown said...

Hilary. ~ the photo and words are absolute perfection.
especially in light of having to scrape the car windows this morning... here we go.

thank you for the mention. you are just the sweetest.
I don't think I've gotten around to everyone from last time yet.. but I'm working on it. You have lead me to so many great sites. :)

Unknown said...

Yep, Wolfe says it all in that one quote.

Thanks so much for the mention Hilary, and I love the way you've catogorized the posts now!

Have a great day.

abb said...

Don't you just love fall?

Thank you so very much for the POTW mention! Danny is such an incredible young man.

Maria said...

I visited all of them and left comments on all but two, where there was a problem to comment for some reason. Very enjoyable bunch Hilary. Well done.!

Suldog said...

Not to get more hits at my place, but as a follow-up to the wonderful job you did delivering folks to the "THANKSGIVING COMES FIRST" campaign, if folks might like to visit others who have written about it wonderfully, please come and see a collection of links at...

Daryl said...

Thank you .. I am honoured to be in such fine company

Mental P Mama said...

Thank you, Hilary! What an honor.

Bossy Betty said...

Thanks so much for the mention! I think this calls for extra cat food on the roof this morning!! Can't wait to read all the other goodies here too.

Anonymous said...

You always come up with wonderful posts to share with us, and I am honored to be included.

Tammie Lee said...

such an amazing selection of wonderful blogs to visit.

thank you for honoring my post here.
wishing you a lovely week.


Pauline said...

POTW never fails to delight!

Christine said...

ohh i just love that you do this - i don't seem to find the time to seek out new blogs, now thanks to you, i'm clicking away finding new friends :-)

btw - thanks for visiting and posting a comment on my blog :-)

Unspoken said...

YAY!!! Thanks, Hilary.:) You made my day!

Unspoken said...

YAY!!! Thanks, Hilary.:) You made my day!

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

Oh my goodness many blogs and so little time! Thanks for all the great shares! Now I'm gonna get good and comfy!

God bless ya and have the most amazin' day sweetie!!!

San said...

I've been away far too long, Hilary. But I see you've been active as ever--posting your photographs and recommending great blogs. Cheers!

Cloudia said...

Congrats All!

Aloha from Honolulu

Comfort Spiral



Karen said...

That's an interesting picture. I like it. Will check out some of those blogs!

imbeingheldhostage said...

Wow, LOADS of great things to read, thanks so much for taking the time to list these :-)

Char said...

christina is truly wonderful for sure

Hilary said...

Thanks, everyone for stopping by and leaving your supportive comments here on my blog and on those named in the POTW. Your warm comments are so appreciated by all.

Slamdunk said...

Thank you for the mention Hilary, and I look forward to checking the other links out.

Lori said...

Love that quote! I look forward to checking out these posts. Thank you for all that you do Hilary in recognizing people and sharing your great finds. Bless you. XX

Lori said...

I just had to come back and say what wonderful gems I found tonight as I read these POTW posts...thank you!

Don said...

What a magnificent autumn quote (and photo too)!

Also, thanks for the POTW shout out. I think it's great that you share these posts every week.

CiCi said...

Now that I am finished with the move to the new house I can catch up with your posts. I will be reading each post your recommend this week.

Mage said...

Thank you for the note. I must confess, I have three blogs, and the one here on blogger is my backup from an oft crashing, harder for outsiders to use, OD site, where I am Day Tripper anonymously. Ah well. LOL

david mcmahon said...

Merci, merci

Thank you so much, Hilary. I'm so touched and so honoured that my simple shot caught your eye.

I only just found out thath I made POTW, after reading comments by Jane at Gaston Studio, and the very kind comment from Land of Shimp.

Thank you, from the bottom of my heart

Kerri Farley said...

You are so very kind Hilary! Thank you!
(sorry I'm late in getting 'round to thank you)

Hilary said...

Thanks again everyone. You're all too kind. :)

David Macaulay said...

love the trees - this post has certainly spurred me on to get my camera out before the colors disappear.