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Business cartoon of the invention of bermuda shorts. King Solomon appeases disputants by cutting pants in half.

Being the dead of winter, I don’t know what possessed me to run this cartoon about Bermuda shorts, but there it is. I wonder what brain master Robyn McMaster and innovation master Fred Schlegel will make of this little known incident from King Solomon’s court.

Speaking of little known incidents, my sister recommended The Financial Lives of the Poets, by Jess Walter. Hilarious. Brilliant. Especially if you enjoy the lighter side of personal financial crisis in this wonderful recession of ours.

Last week I did a guest post on Search Engine People – thank you, Ruud Hein. The post is called Successful Blogging in the Real Time Search World. Times they are a-changing! No rest for the wicked, or for bloggers – we have to keep learning to keep pace, no doubt about it.

This week my Joyful Jubilant Learning post was published – The Unifying Spirit of Meditation. Writing coach extraordinaire Joanna Young thinks writing about meditation, SEO, and FarmVille makes me a Renaissance Man, but I think it makes me a Man with Too Much Time on His Hands.

A few of my favorite posts from this week. 25 Women That Rock Social Media, by Lee Odden. The Gift of Written Language, by Karen Swim. Anatomy of a Direct Mail Piece, by Deb.

My blogging friend Robin Dickinson is serving up great stuff Down Under. For instance, look how he asks just a few questions and sparks a fascinating conversation with How technology is killing the way we communicate.

Less is more.