If you blog, and want to get better, you pay attention to the craftsmanship on display by some of the Bloggers of Great Talent.
Random Acts of Patriotism has an outstanding display of blog craftsmanship. A title, two pictures, the obligatory (for him) closing quote. That's all. I'd snip some of it for y'all, but there's nothing to snip.
It's the Picasso post. If Universities had Blog schools, like they had Art schools, generations of students would study this post.
Well played, sir. So very, very well played.