Today’s Quote ~~~~~ What is Slava? Where I come from, under the wing of the Orthodox Christian church, birthdays have long been secondary in importance to one’s “Imendan” (name-day) which…Continue readingWhy not?
To honor St. Patrick’s Day, Sandra Gisi offers us Three Irish Creatures Cooler Than Leprechauns “You’ll be seeing a lot of images of tiny bearded men in green coats and…Continue readingCooler Than Leprechauns?
Photo: TheTimes.co.uk 1. Well, books, of course. Isn’t that the very definition of heaven for a bibliophile, opening up stacks of new books on Christmas morning? Well, until they think…Continue reading5 Gifts for Readers
Terry Pratchett on an archive picture. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe/Eamonn McCabe As the literary world mourns the death of Discworld creator Terry Pratchett, The Guardian has selected some of his most…Continue readingTerry in quotes
At the Ted talk blog, Helene Batt and Kate Torgovnick May examine 40 brilliant idioms that simply can’t be translated literally As our Open Translation Project volunteers translate TED Talks…Continue readingTomato eyes?
Ahh, friend cats reading about friend humans! Ever wonder what your cat does while you are away? At Bustle, Caitlin White explains and illustrates. No matter how great your book…Continue readingCats and books