You know the weekend is approaching because the SFDB Weekend Widget in the right sidebar is packed with things to do over the next 4 days. Check it out right after you take a look at your morning Sift.
A- Just in time for the holidays, Ipanemic delivers a recipe for mixed nuts with rosemary.
B- Transit Miami discusses the challenges of riding a bike and using MetroRail.
C- Go Hydrology! defines Fall in the swamp.
Waters fall too slow to actually observe in the moment and cypress needles apparently fall to the ground when there is nobody there to see.D- Video clips from Herman Cain's pitiful stop in Little Havana that is supposed to make him and Cuban-Americans feel so important to this country's political process are up at The Reid Report and Random Pixels.
E- Under the Sun has the story of a Haitian man who was deported to Haiti from the U.S. after being convicted of crimes.
F- If it's Thursday, it means it's another day for Republicans to show their hypocrisy...this time with national gun laws, as Bark Bark Woof Woof explains.