Saturday, February 16, 2008

Short Takes

Cruising the web while listening to “Wait…Wait…Don’t Tell Me” and doing laundry:

The Miami Herald: After 25 years of neglect, Virginia Key Beach, the former “colored only” beach, will open next week as an oceanside park open to all.

Salon.com: A new crop of American dreamers are betting the farm on truffles, which Europeans have savored like sex for ages. But can the Yanks get the mysterious mushrooms to grow?

– Via Jeff at Shakesville, who are you really for in the election?

And for those of you freezing your tails off up north, a little reminder of life here in Florida.