Here's the list of my picks to read from our blog roll. Some are about music, some are about instruments. The list (in no particular order) will give you some of reading over the weekend.
AMPLIFI3R - The queen of music article links
FREEKBASS - CityBeat review of "Junkyard Waltz" (by Mike Breen)
Guitar Flame - Musical Time Machine: An Exercise Of Imagination
Guitar MX Blog - The 50 Fastest Guitarists of All Time
Not Playing Guitar - What Is Your Guitar Playing Strength?
With a holiday in the week I'll have to call this the "short list"