Deals, great news re: environment, Berlusconi

Today's One Day deal at participating Whole Foods: whole, uncooked chickens are $1.29/pound (regularly $2.29/pound) If you're a DC-MD-VA reader, American Plant nursery is still offering 40% off all shrubs, trees and perennials, and today through Sunday, all decorative cabbage, kale and hardwood mulch will be 25% off.

Bloomingdales Friends and Family event is ongoing, 20% off most full- and sale-priced fashion, 10% off small electronics and men's electronics. If shopping online, try code HOLIDAY11.

Restoration Hardware Friends and Family event has  begun: 20% off all full-price merchandise. If you are shopping online, you'll be given a code there to use at checkout.

~~ On another note completely, did you see the fabulous news about the Obama administration's delaying of a decision about the Keystone XL oil pipeline? They should have just quashed it outright, but I'll take a year-long delay for now. ~~

Has Silvio Berlusconi had as much plastic surgery as had Qaddafi? Or does he have a bad make-up artist? Or is he just not aging well? In any of those instances, who is sleeping with him??