1. I was unaware of this case winding it's way through the courts where we are apparently not allowing those born in American Samoa citizenship. I wish them luck, and hope that should we decide they are not Americans, we would be willing to give Samoa back.
2. I saw the post about the concern that a rave review had contributed to a small restaurant shutting down. I understand that restaurant reviewer sometimes come to journalism a little differently than others, but this reporter found out pretty quickly there was quite a bit more going on behind the scenes of that restaurant.
3. Full disclosure, I am related to the author of this blog post, hence had heard this story told in person, but it is an interesting look at how diving gets dangerous when dealing with inexperienced folks.