Mitigating Chaos (a fellow sloth) is hobnobbing with The Godfather. ~ Rhoneisms quotes an up-and-coming screenwriter. ~ Cultural Offering has writing advice by James Kilpatrick. ~ Althouse is looking at celebrations of Dante. ~ Eclecticity Light has a calming note on New Year's Resolutions. ~ A Layman's Blog has an MHGA message that I really like. ~ A Large Regular has linky links. ~ David Kanigan will be reading a rather bizarre book this afternoon. ~ FutureLawyer ponders his lengthy "shilling" time on the Internet. (Time well spent.) ~ Political Calculations looks at what's going to happen to our paychecks in 2021. ~ Three Star Leadership has the best from the independent business blogs. ~ Mattisms is moving his blog. ~ Scroll down on Serpentine Sheldon Serpentine and you'll find a simple request for 2021. ~ The Hammock Papers has a great observation by General Grant. ~ Tanmay Vora tells about his unexpected lockdown. ~ Julian Summerhayes is back to blogging. ~ The Sovereign Professional is sorely missed.