Around the blogshed: wind-blown and world-weary edition


Photo: Signs along Route 17 blown down by superstorm Sandy. Photo by Catskills Photography in the Watershed Post Flickr pool.

It's that strange week right before Thanksgiving when no one's celebrating or doing much of anything, preserving energy for the long march to New Year's Eve.  There's a lot of negative news out there right now: angry politicians, conflicts overseas, devastating storm damage.  Let's get our local dirt out of the way early, and focus on the positives for this weekend.