Scooby Doo and Blogging:

I haven't blogged anything substantive and substantial (as opposed to quick links to others' work, or other very short items) since the 12th -- work and my wonderful but time-consuming little boys have left me with no time to spare. In any case, after I mentioned this to my colleague Joe Doherty as an explanation for why I haven't blogged about a fascinating issue he'd mentioned to me (the Phoenix New Times address publication / grand jury secrecy breach controversy, which is smack up my crime-facilitating speech alley), he responded:

That sounds like a Scooby Doo excuse: "I would have blogged about it if it weren't for those pesky kids."