From Toulouse Street, a poetic requiem for the Deepwater Horizon Eleven and the wildlife affected by the oil disaster:
And, from Blackened Out, some kudos for Abita's SOS (Save Our Shore) pilsner, the sales of which will help contribute to a fund that will help the Gulf Coast recover from the terrible events there. 100% of the sales from SOS swag will go to the fund as well, so head over here for more information and to donate.
Second Harvest Food Bank needs contributions from you now more than ever, as the folks affected by the oil geyser can't pay their bills for want of fishing grounds. Head over there today and give what you can.