Shawn talks about the latest volume of The Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. It's on one of my favorite subjects--food.
Speaking of food, I've never had an ox sandwich, but I'd try one if given the chance. That sounds like a fun festival in York, Maine.
Keeping on the subject of Maine, The Hermits of Moosehead by Chris is a good read.
For an interesting photo, see Ana's Dark and Stormy Morning. For a good laugh, check out Marie's photo of Harley. If you want to take better photos, this post claims it will help you in 60 seconds. (via Lifehacker) Frankly, it took me longer than 60 seconds to read the post. It would take even longer to absorb it all.
And now, to borrow a phrase from Bill O'Reilly, for the most ridiculous item of the day: It's cruel and unusual punishment for inmates to sleep on a mattress on the floor. (Hat tip to Instapundit) Make sure you read the comments--you were probably thinking some of the same thoughts!