1. Weather.com described today's precipitation and general bluster as a "Wintry Mix."
2. After watching a disappointing How I Met Your Mother last night, I may have to retract my statement of intrigue from two days ago.
3. Crude Futures has a couple lengthy, somehow poignant bed-and-breakfast diary entries.
4. Anyone read Lewis Lapham's With the Beatles?
5. Chris Tamarri reviews Seth's Wimbledon Green over at Crisis/Boring Change.