* Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach talks about the "BUG PURPLE campaign," as highlighted by this bad Photoshop job.
* At The Farmer's Market gives you a recipe for delicious dead shrimp.
* These animals don't want you to smoke. I'm not criticizing the merits or faults of the new $1.60 tax on (cigarette) butts, but the inability of state lawmakers (also known as "butts") to pass a budget in time.
* In a post about food, new Freeman featured blogger Lagusta Yearwood reveals that Tasmanian devils do run in circles.
Well, that's all folks.