chris - my youth pastor from junior high, the father of one of my good friends, and at times he was a second father to me.
annie - i found annie's blog via twitter last summer, and i was immediately hooked. funny and inspirational, her blog is always one of the first i check off my google reader.
dave - barnes. hilarity ensues.
erin - one of my good friends from nashville, erin moved to haiti after the earthquake earlier this year. she is capturing her experience there in some of the most beautiful photographs i have ever seen.
don - my favorite author. if you're new to don, i suggest you start with the entries written by his dog, lucy.