Other blogs have debated the merits of blogs as scholarship, but I prefer to think my blog as an electronic file cabinet.  For me, a blog is a resource that provides links to databases, posts about my first thoughts on a issue that might turn into a paper, articles of current and future interest, and links to jobs/externships that might be of interest to students, among other things.  But since a blog allows me to immediately post anything of interest and doesn’t get lost in a pile in my office, when weeks later a students asks about the Property Clause or environmental law in China or potential jobs, or months latter when I am writing an article on U.S.-China relations and climate change, these resources and thoughts are right at my fingertips.