1. I really like the 2d6 thief as posted A Character for Every Game.
2. Jeff Rient's does it again - he always has such great ideas.
3. Geoffrey does something my wife wishes I would do.
4. In case you didn't see it on JB's or Mike D's blogs here is the blog I set up for our Skype B/X game.
5. It has been out for a while now but you should really check out the The Mythical Tunnels & Trolls Sixth Edition.