The first is http://becomingcliche.wordpress.com. As the author says, she is on the journey to becoming her mother. The writer has a delightful wit that will lift your spirits.
Next is http://bibliopirate.com. This blog has news and reviews for bookish people. I like that the reviews are intriguing and get to the point. Lots of good recommendations.
The third is http://ooamerica.com. This is a travelogue type blog and the writer has gone across the country taking pictures, journaling, etc. He has a second trip planned for this year I don’t want to miss.
When I want to feel smart I read http://neuraloutlet.com. Here is a person in love with science and numbers. I often don’t understand what he’s saying but along with Browning I believe “a woman’s reach should exceed her grasp, or what’s a heaven for?”
Speaking of poetry when you want some contemporary verse in your life visit http://kvennarad.wordpress.com. This Scottish poet comes up with a short poem for pondering each day.
If graphic novels are more your style, visit the artist/writer Frank Espinosa, creator of Rocketo at http://frankespinosanuevomundi.blogspot.com.
The following are websites of artist/friends: http://lindaranysford.com , a talented SF sculptor; http://veraximenes.com, abstract painter from Sacramento; and lastly, http://vincepagliaroli.vpweb.com, an artist and decoy carver in New York.
Keep those blogs a-rolling!